The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed the first two human West Nile Virus related deaths in Illinois for 2015. The Cook County Department of Public Health reported a resident in their 90’s became ill at the end of August and has died. Separately, the Kendall County Health Department reported a resident in their 70’s became ill at the end of July and has died. The Adams County Health Department detected West Nile virus in mosquitoes from the Quincy area earlier this year. Currently, there are no reported positive human cases in Adams County.