Number of HIV cases in Larkana jumps to 957
KARACHI: Number of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) patients has increased in Sindh’s city of Larkana.
According to the Sindh AIDS Control Programme (SACP), Larkana saw the tally reaching 957 patients out of which 784 are told to be children.
52 per cent male and 48.1 per cent of female patients have been diagnosed with HIV virus.
Previously the number of those diagnosed with the virus was reported to be 812 on June 18.
Officials of Sindh AIDS Control Programme said that More than 32,685 people went through the screening in the area.
The health department has decided to continue screening of the patients in the area.