Test Results as of 6/21/00
- To date, 162 crows and 3 pigeons have been tested by
the Department of Health and Senior Services' Public Health
and Environmental Laboratory and only one crow found in
River Edge, Bergen County, has tested positive for the
presence of the West Nile virus (WNV). Crow samples have
been submitted from all counties except Camden, Cape May,
Cumberland and Hudson.
- Ninety-five blood samples taken from sentinel chickens
placed in all 21 counties and 56 mosquito pools collected in
eight counties - including Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape
May, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon and Union - have tested
negative for WNV.
- No human tests have been requested this year.