Delaware's first human case of West Nile Virus since 2013 has been reported in Sussex County.
The state Department of Public Health says a six-year-old girl fell ill with symptoms of the mosquito-borne illness. She was hospitalized briefly and is now recovering at home.
Paula Eggers is an infectious disease epidemiologist with the DPH. While this is the first case that's been reported in a couple of years, she says the virus has probably still been present in the First State.