It was only a matter of time.


Sask Health has confirmed its first human case of West Nile Virus infection in the province.


The infected individual is in the Saskatoon Health Region and was detected by the Canadian Blood Services through routine screening of donated blood.


As well the Sun Country Health Region reporting one probable case that's currently under investigation.


Health officials urge people to take the proper precautions, as mosquitoes are most active in the early morning and evening.


Residents should use mosquito repellent, wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothes and make sure doors and window screens fit tightly.


Mid August is known to be the highest risk period for West Nile Virus.