Delaware confirms another West Nile virus case

October 9, 2012 12:12:41 PM PDT
Health officials in Delaware are confirming another human case of West Nile virus.

A person in the Middletown, Del. area was recently diagnosed with the virus.

Authorities say the case was mild and the person's prognosis for a full recovery is good.

The case brings to seven the total number of West Nile cases confirmed in Delaware this year.

Health officials say seven cases is the second largest total in state history. The record, set in 2003, is 17 total cases.