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WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS LIFE OF YANKTON COUNTY RESIDENT

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South Dakota’s Department of Health says a Yankton County resident has died from causes associated with West Nile virus.

It’s South Dakota’s first death related to the virus this season.

The department says the person who died was between 80 and 89 years old.

South Dakota has reported 74 cases of West Nile in humans so far this season.