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Pine Belt deaths raise West Nile toll to 10

The State Department of Health said Friday that two more people, both Jones County residents, have died from the West Nile virus.

That brings the state total to 10. This time last year, six deaths had been reported. 

The Department of Health also says one more person has been infected with the mosquito-borne virus, bringing the total number of people infected this year to 166.

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