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47 students died of HIV, 828 tested positive

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In the latest report published by the Tripura State AIDS Control Society (TSACS) of the Indian state of Tripura, it was revealed that 47 students were infected with HIV while 828 tested positive.

TSACS says five to seven new HIV cases are reported in Tripura every day.

According to Indian media reports, a TSACS Senior official revealed that out of 828 students infected with HIV, 572 students are still alive.

According to media reports, many students found HIV positive in Tripura have stopped studying in various institutions across the country, while many students have left the state of Tripura and moved to other states for higher education.

The joint director of TSACS said that so far 220 schools and 24 colleges and universities have been identified where students are using drugs.

The Tripura State AIDS Control Society has also identified 220 schools and 24 colleges as injecting drug users.


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