The vector control department for the City of Irving has isolated a mosquito that has tested positive for the West Nile virus from one of the city’s mosquito traps located in the 75062 ZIP code, west of O’Connor Road, east of MacArthur Boulevard, north of Northgate Drive, and south of Hidden Ridge.

Vector control staff will spray the area using its truck-mounted spraying this evening, Friday night and Saturday night, weather permitting, between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. each night. The trap that caught the positive sample was deployed and collected by vector control staff and tested at City of Irving vector laboratory. For more information, please visit irvingfightsthebite.org.

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