El Paso, TX (KTSM) — Four more cases of the West Nile virus have been confirmed in El Paso County.
The new cases are a 62-year old woman who lives in the 79932 zip code and a 70-year old woman who lives in the 79922 zip code.
Two women ages, 48 and 63, who live in the northeast in the 79924 zip code have also come in contact with the virus.
At this time in 2012, 18 people in the county had West Nile.
Health officials say last year's numbers climbed in September and continued into December.