Macon County Department of Public Health en Logan County Man Dies From West Nile Virus <p>State public health officials say an elderly central Illinois man is the first person in Illinois to die of West Nile virus this season. &nbsp;<br>The Illinois Department of Public Health announced the death Friday. They say the Logan County man was in his 80s and died in mid-August. The Macon County Health Department says a private lab confirmed the death. The state health department says it is confirming the results. &nbsp;<br>So far this season West Nile virus has been reported in 57 Illinois counties. The first human case was reported Aug. 21 in McHenry County. &nbsp; Fri, 13 Sep 2013 20:14:25 +0000 Sean Crawford 8866 at Logan County Man Dies From West Nile Virus