47 students died of HIV, 828 tested positive

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47 students died of HIV, 828 tested positive

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

TSACS says five to seven new HIV cases are being reported in Tripura on a daily basis.

According to Indian media reports, an official of TSACS Senior has 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 Tripura state 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 that are using injecting drugs.

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