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Government data say 443 people died in a year from AIDS in Mizoram

According to official data, at least 443 people died of mizoram during the 2019-2020 fiscal year due to complications caused by AIDS. According to the Statistics Handbook Mizoram 2020 released on Monday, 2,339 people were diagnosed with AIDS between 2019 and 2020.

In 2018-19, 2,237 people were found to be HIV positive and 716 died of the disease. A handbook published by the Economics and Statistics Administration states that 51,691 blood samples were tested between 2019 and 2020, compared to 65,615 samples from 2018 to 2019.

Mizoram is infected with 2.32% of the total population of Rs 109,100 (2011 census) and is suspected to be the most AIDS-prevalent state in the country, according to the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO). There is a distinction. Mizoram reported the first HIV-positive case in October 1990.

From October 1990 to September 2020, 23,092 people, including 1,972 pregnant women, were diagnosed with AIDS and 2,877 died of the disease, according to the Mizoram AIDS Management Association (MSACS). The state was sexually infected, but it said that about 20 percent of cases were transmitted by sharing needles with intravenous drug users.

According to MSACS, it is estimated that about 1.19 per 1,000 people are diagnosed with AIDS in Mizoram. The incidence of AIDS was highest among adolescents aged 25-34, tagged at 42.59 percent, followed by people aged 35-49 at 26.49 percent, he said.

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Government data say 443 people died in a year from AIDS in Mizoram

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