Delhi: New HIV Cases Down by 50 Percent

by Sheela Philomena on  July 13, 2013 at 9:56 AM AIDS/HIV News
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In Delhi, the number of new HIV cases has dipped by 50 percent in the past 10 years, says Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
 Delhi: New HIV Cases Down by 50 Percent
Delhi: New HIV Cases Down by 50 Percent

"From April 2002 to March 2003, 16,598 people were tested for HIV. Out of them, 393 or 2.36 percent, were HIV infected. During April 2012 to March 2013, 78,785 people were tested, of which 937, or 1.19 percent, were infected," said a statement quoting Dikshit.

She hailed the efforts of Delhi State Aids Control Society.

Source: IANS

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