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Indiana reports first West Nile death for 2013

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INDIANA (WFIE) -

Indiana is reporting it's first West Nile Virus death of the year.

The person who died was a resident of Vigo County.

So far, 20 human cases have been reported. Mosquito samples in 87 counties have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

A total of 77 human cases and eight deaths in Indiana occurred in 2012.

Health officials say mosquitoes are typically not very active below 60-degrees Fahrenheit.

There is still a risk until there is a hard freeze.

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