Posted: Sep 23, 2010 6:19 AM by Bea Karnes, News First 5
Updated: Sep 23, 2010 6:20 AM
Mesa County officials say an elderly man is the first person to die from the West Nile in that county this year. The man's death was announced Wednesday. His name was not released.
Mesa County has had 10 cases of West Nile reported this year and some of the patients required hospitalization. Last year there were just two cases and one death.