POSTED: Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 10:48am
UPDATED: Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 10:53am
Panola County, tx — Panola County has reported its first fatality in connection with the deadly West Nile virus, According to the Department of State Health Services.
Panola County has experienced a total of two confirmed cases.
Gregg County is the only other county to report a death -- one -- related to West Nile.
Statewide, 34 people have been killed and 894 have been diagnosed with the virus.
Here are the other totals reported in East Texas:
- Angelina - 10
- Bowie - 5
- Camp - 1
- Cass - 1
- Cherokee - 2
- Gregg - 16
- Harrison - 2
- Henderson - 1
- Rusk - 5
- Smith - 9
- Titus - 2
- Upshur - 2
- Van Zandt - 6