EEE mosquitos found in 4 more Connecticut towns

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Four more towns have reported their mosquito populations tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis, state officials say.

The towns of Chester, East Lyme, Hampton, and Hamden had mosquito populations that tested positive for the deadly virus on

the week of Oct. 7, according to a state mosquito trapping and testing report.

Three people have died in Connecticut as a result of EEE, state officials have confirmed.

Residents are asked to take precaution before headed outside during dusk and dawn to prevent being bitten by mosquitos.

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