MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — West Nile Virus is back in Minnesota.
The Metropolitan Mosquito Control says a mosquito sample collected in Scott County tested positive for the virus this week.READ MORE: Brennon Sayers Pleads Guilty To Shooting 2 Men On Red Lake Reservation
So far, there are no human cases of the virus in the state.READ MORE: Bus Driver Found Dead By High School Basketball Team In Southwestern MN
Most people who get West Nile don’t have any symptoms, but some will develop a fever and other flu-like symptoms.
Officials say the virus typically shows up in mosquito samples and birds at this time of year.MORE NEWS: Gov. Tim Walz Calls For Hennepin Co. Sheriff Dave Hutchinson To Resign Following DWI Crash
The wet conditions, followed by hot weather, can boost the mosquito species that spreads the virus.