Since July there have also been positive mosquito samples collected in Bucks County as well as in Berks and DE counties.
So far this summer season state health officials have only confirmed three human cases. In 2018, there were four cases reported, but no deaths.
It said Tuesday the man became ill in late July.More news: Seahawks quarterback Wilson joins Sounders ownership group
West Nile Virus can be deadly - but only one in five people who are infected by a mosquito bite will develop any symptoms, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. In rare instances, the virus can also cause encephalitis and meningitis and can be fatal.
The samples are the first collected by the Animas Mosquito Control District to test positive for West Nile since 2016, said Melody Schaaf, officer manager and lab technician for the district.More news: Jack Leach says call-up for Ashes can only be win-win situation
"Severe illness can occur in people of any age; however, people over 60 years of age are at greater risk", the CDC says.
Use insect repellent containing DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus.
The Adams County Conservation District urges all residents, businesses, developers and farmers to be responsible and help eliminate mosquitoes by inspecting their properties for sources of stagnant water, like tarps, tires, buckets, construction debris, pools, plastic toys, gutters, watering troughs, and bird baths.More news: Flint Bishop Airport adding new nonstop flights to Florida