West Nile detected in Lackawanna County

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(WBRE/WYOU) — It’s the first case of West Nile in Lackawanna County.

The Lackawanna County Parks West Nile coordinator and DEP say there was a single case of the virus discovered in the Robinson Park area of East Mountain. There has been no reported human transmission of the virus.

The park is closed as a precaution. DEP officials say they will be spraying the East Mountain area next Tuesday.

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