LUFKIN (KYTX) - One person is in the hospital diagnosed with West Nile virus.

According to CHI St. Luke's Hospital in Lufkin spokesperson Yana Ogletree, the diagnosis was confirmed Tuesday. 

The patient is currently in stable condition. 

Olgetree said the hospital is in the process of notifying the Angelina Health District.

It is the first case of West Nile Virus in Deep East Texas.

 

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