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9,100 HIV positive cases

 Assam grapples with at least 9,100 HIV positive cases.

Minister Nilomoni Sendeka informed the Assembly on Wednesday that as on March 31, 2014  Kamrup Metro district, which mostly comprise the Guwahati city, tops the list with 3,570 affected persons. He said that Guwahati is followed by Cachar district with 1,866 victims.

According to him, Dibrugarh has 630 cases, Nagaon 418, Golaghat 304, Karimganj 272, Sonitpur 252, Bongaigaon 228, Karbi Anglong 207 and Jorhat 207. He further disclosed that Chirang district does not have a single case of HIV case so far.

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