Number of HIV cases increase

Saturday, 07 March 2015 - 13:37

The National AIDS Control Program states that the highest number of AIDS cases was reported in 2014

The Director of the program, Doctor Sisira Liyanage stated that 229 patients were reported in 2014 while 196 patients were reported in 2013.

Doctor Liyanage added that, the numbers have increased due to the rise of HIV infection and the increase of testing by the suspected cases.

The highest number of patients was reported in Colombo and Gampaha in Western Province.