The number of people in Connecticut infected with the West Nile virus has reached an all-time high. Theodore Andreadis, director of the state’s mosquito testing program, told WTIC-AM that 18 cases of West Nile were confirmed this year, surpassing the previous high of 17 in 2002. No one in the state has died of the mosquito-borne ailment this season. Andreadis said infected mosquitoes were found across the state, with larger concentrations in Fairfield and New Haven counties. He said the state plans to continue trapping and testing through the end of this month.
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