SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio Metro Health officials have confirmed a second person has died of West Nile virus in Bexar County.
A spokesperson for San Antonio Metro Health said the 78-year-old woman died at a long-term care facility on Wednesday, August 22nd, after spending a week in the hospital. Metro Health learned of her diagnosis on August 16th and were notified of her death Tuesday, August 28th.
The woman's name has not been released.
The first San Antonio-area victim, 77-year-old military veteran died Steven Baevich passed away last Friday after spending more than a week at San Antonio Military Medical Center.