The Southern Nevada Health District reported three additional cases of West Nile virus in Clark County, bringing the total to 12.
According to the Health District, all three cases were men over the age of 50. Ten of the 12 cases reported so far this year have involved the neuroinvasive form of West Nile.
More than 35,000 mosquitoes have been tested so far this year, according to the Health District's data, with more than 6,100 testing positive for West Nile across 36 zip codes.
Unless you have been traveling outside the southwest area of the United States you have heard about the great grasshopper invasion of 2019. Las Vegas and other parts of Southern Nevada had an unusually wet spring and that led to the hoards of pallid-winged grasshoppers have infesting the valley as they migrate as far north as central Nevada from Laughlin and northern Arizona, agriculture officials said last week.