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City stops fogging due to lower trap counts

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A City of Winnipeg crew fogs for mosquitoes in a River Heights back lane Sunday evening.

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The City of Winnipeg is stopping mosquito fogging because there seems to be far fewer of the flying pests than just a few days ago.

The city-wide average trap count this morning was only 18. All quadrants in the city are substantially below the 100 mark.

If the numbers rise to 100 or over in one or more quadrants, fogging will resume.

A public service announcement will be issued eight hours prior to resuming the fogging program.

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