The number of reported HIV AIDS cases rose to 2,377 after 68 new cases were identified in the first quarter of 2016, sources from the National STD/AIDS Control Programme says.
According to the National STD/AIDS Control Programme 1,505 of those ...identified victims from the cumulative cases are males.
They added that while nine deaths were reported due to contracting the disease, the accumulation of reported AIDS deaths were a total of 376 thus far.
Furthermore, cumulative foreign HIV cases reported were a total of 108, while the number of HIV tests carried out during 2015 was 1,021,663.
Meanwhile, a Thai strumpet who was a victim of HIV AIDS was deported from the country after she was produced before the Mt. Lavinia Magistrate's Court and subjected to a medical examination.