Thirteen More Mosquitoes in Connecticut Test Positive for EEE - NBC Connecticut

Thirteen More Mosquitoes in Connecticut Test Positive for EEE

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    Almost 100 mosquitoes have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or EEE, this year, up 13 since the report last week.

    The latest Mosquito Trapping and Testing Report also says 71 mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus, up 11 from the report last week.

    Among the new reports of EEE are four at the Pawcatuck River in North Stonington on Sept. 11 and five at Bell Cedar Swamp on Sept. 11.

    In Plainfield, three at Cedar Swamp tested positive and one at Stonington High School tested positive on Sept. 10.

    Among the new reports of West Nile are a mosquito at the Civic Center in Greenwich on Sept. 10, one at Keney Park in Hartford on Sept. 5, one on Gardner Road in Monroe on Sept. 10, one at Hoyts Swamp in New Canaan on Sept. 5 and one at Churchill Park in Newington on Sept. 5. Three tested positive at Stonington High School on Sept. 10.

    One at Cove Island Park in Stamford tested positive on Sept. 11 and one at Intervale Road tested positive the same day.

    One trapped at Spicebush Swamp in West Hartford on Sept. 5 also tested positive.

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