ADAMS COUNTY - A 53-year-old Adams County resident died from West Nile Virus on Aug. 27.
According to the Tri-County Health Department, this is the first confirmed death in the metro Denver area in 2013. The first death in the state was in Weld County on Aug. 25.
There are currently a total of 96 confirmed human cases of the virus in Colorado.
Tri- County Health Department urges citizens to take precautions. For recommended mosquito precautions, visit: http://www.fightthebitecolorado.com/
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