47,000 AIDS Deaths In Maha In 6 Years, 15% Of India's Toll
The Times of India Mumbai|December 02, 2021
The graph of AIDS and HIV-related deaths in the state has plateaued over the last few years, showing negligible downward movement despite advances in diagnosis and treatment.
Sumitra DebRoy

Mumbai: Activists say the lack of timely interventions to fight added infections such as tuberculosis, pneumonia and meningitis is leading to maximum deaths not just in the state but nationally.

Latest data shows that Maharashtra continues to record an average of 9,000 deaths in people living with HIV (PLHIV) every year, contributing to at least 15% of the AIDS fatalities seen in India annually. Between 2016-17 and 2021-22 (October), the state had recorded more than 47,000 (47086) deaths in HIV patients.

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