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Mosquito numbers are up; No positive tests for West Nile Virus

(Fremont County, Wyo.) - Mosquito trapping and testing in Fremont County this week indicated that mosquito numbers have increased, most notably in Arapahoe where numbers are greater than 3,000. The Culex mosquito numbers have stayed consistent. Fremont County Weed and Pest Department reports there are no positive tests for West Nile Virus at this time, however, the mosquitoes from rural Lander still show that WNV may be present in the Lander area. Lander Weed and Pest is into their third week of spraying and will continue spraying every Wednesday night at 9:00 p.m. Riverton began spraying June 1st. *Feature photo: h/t Rolf E. Staerk/shutterstock / Pitchengine Communities* #county10 #news