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New HIV cases, 2018 and since Jan 2019

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New HIV cases, 2018 and since Jan 2019

  1. 1. NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WRITTEN REPLY QUESTION NO. 755 DATE OF PUBLICATION IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: 15 MARCH 2019 (INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO. 08) Dr S SThembekwayo (EFF) to ask the Minister of Health: What number of (a) persons were diagnosed with HIV/Aids in each province (i) in 2018 and (ii) since 1 January 2019 and (b) the specified persons are on anti-retroviral treatment? NW 878E REPLY: (a) The following table reflects the details in this regard January-December 2018 January 2019 Province HIV test positives HIV test positives Eastern Cape 92,939 9,043 Free State 41,489 3,914 Gauteng 234,043 21,137 KwaZulu Natal 230,525 21,267 Limpopo 56,160 5,307 Mpumalanga 76,007 6,562 North West 47,602 4,278 Northern Cape 11,301 1,026 Western Cape 48,546 4,484 National 838,612 77,018
  2. 2. 2 (b) The following table reflects the details in this regard Province December 2018 January 2019 Eastern Cape 483,691 486,365 Free State 265,232 267,148 Gauteng 1,000,503 1,011,319 KwaZulu Natal 1,353,561 1,351,281 Limpopo 349,340 351,281 Mpumalanga 448,098 453,876 North West 268,465 262,985 Northern Cape 59,698 59,612 Western Cape 265,014 268,086 National 4,493,602 4,512,378 END.

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