ISLAMABAD: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence has reached a worrying level, according to health officials reported in an ARY News article on Saturday, with 9,773 new cases of the disease arriving this year.
According to Ministry of National Health authorities, Punjab has the highest number of HIV cases. According to federal health officials, Punjab has had 6,106 HIV infections documented in the last ten months, from January to October of this year.
According to officials, 2097 HIV cases were confirmed in Sindh during the first 10 months of this year.
According Pakistani officials, there were 815 new HIV infections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 496 in Islamabad.
Furthermore, Balochistan has reported 259 new HIV cases in the last ten months, according to officials.