2023 West Nile Virus Activity
West Nile virus is detected each year in Washington state. The maps linked below and table displayed on this page show current West Nile virus activity. Human cases are listed by county where the infected person was most likely exposed to the virus and by county where the infected person resides. Monitoring for infected mosquitoes is limited to a few counties due to lack of resources.
Geographic visualization of the table data is available here: 2023 West Nile Virus Activity Map.
Mosquito surveillance data can be viewed here: https://maps.vectorsurv.org.
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|West Nile Virus Detections in Washington, 2023|
|County||Human||Horse/Other Mammal||Bird||Mosquito Sample|
|By County of Likely Exposure||By County of Residence|
|Unknown Exposure Location **||1|
* "Multi-county Exposure" represents human cases that had potential exposure in more than one county.
** "Unknown Exposure Location" represents human cases that had potential exposure in other states or countries in addition to Washington State. These cases are not shown on Map 1. Human Cases by County of Likely Exposure.
Maps and statistics are updated daily by 3 PM. This table shows cases of West Nile virus reported in the state.
Past West Nile Virus Activity
Find more surveillance data
The Washington Tracking Network presents 2006-2021 vector mosquito species, Culex pipiens and Cx. tarsalis, test data by county. It also shows bird and mammal test data. View data in a table, chart, and map format and export data for your own use.
National Surveillance Maps & Statistics
West Nile virus surveillance data and maps on human infections and activity by state.