Minnesota HIV Cases on the Rise

By KBJR News 1

Minnesota HIV Cases on the Rise

April 23, 2013 Updated Apr 23, 2013 at 1:01 PM CDT

St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A new report from the Minnesota of Health shows that HIV cases rose eight percent in 2012.

The Department of Health says that 315 new cases were reported in 2012, compared to 292 new cases in 2011.

A cumulative total of 10,112 HIV/AIDS cases have been reported since the MDH began tracking AIDS in 1982 and HIV in 1985.

There are an estimated 7,517 persons living with HIV in the sate.

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