A West Nile virus-infected mosquito was discovered off Ray Ellison Boulevard and Loop 410 in San Antonio. Officials reported that a mosquito in San Antonio recently tested positive for the virus.
As per Bexar Province authorities, the Metro Wellbeing Division on June 22 affirmed a mosquito pool situated off Circle 410 and Beam Ellison Road tried positive for the illness.
County officials urged residents to take precautions against mosquitoes during the summer because of the discovery.
Wear long pants and long sleeves, socks, and shoes. This sort of assurance might be fundamental for individuals who should work in regions where mosquitoes are available.
Repellent: Apply a repellent to clothing and bare skin.
Stay inside at dusk and dawn, when mosquitoes are most active, if at all possible.
Authorities likewise ask occupants to go to the accompanying lengths to hold mosquitoes back from duplicating.
Drain any containers where rain or sprinkler water has collected, including garbage cans, buckets, pool covers, coolers, toys, flower pots, and buckets.
Throw away broken appliances, old tires, drums, bottles, cans, pots and pans, and other items that aren’t being used.
Unfilled and clean water basins and pet water bowls no less than a few times per week.
Tarps that don’t hold water can shield cars and boats from the rain.
Keep up with pools in great shape and suitably chlorinated.
When not in use, empty plastic swimming pools.
More than 4,200 acres of public ditches, drainage areas, standing water, and county parks have been treated for mosquitoes using a variety of methods over the past few months, according to a news release.
Since spring, larvicide treatments have been used to reduce the number of mosquito eggs, and regular fogging began in May. The fogging agent is safe for the environment and effectively kills adult mosquitoes.