2000-10-04 / Briefly Noted
Two More Putnam Crows Test Positive For West Nile Virus
The Putnam County Health Department received notification on September 28th from the New York State Department of Health that two more crows from Putnam County have tested positive for West Nile virus. Both were found. in the town of Carmel. This brings the total number of positive birds found in Putnam to nine. To date, there have been no positive mosquito or human cases of West. Nile virus in Putnam County.