There are two cases detected in the New York City of West Nile Virus

The city found a large number of infected mosquitoes in the city

The five boroughs of the city reported 1,068 mosquito pools positive for the virus

Last year at the same time city recorded only 779 positive pools

The health department in a statement said that infected individuals found in Brooklyn and Queens

The cause of West Nile Virus is infected mosquito bite

CDC said the chances of virus spread is high during mosquito season usually in summer

Dr Ashwin Vasan health commissioner of New York City said "We are in the height of West Nile virus season

Dr Vasan said long sleeves and the use of insect repellent can decrease the chances of West Nile Virus