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In the Kuzbass region recorded the highest number of new HIV infections

The greatest number of new cases of HIV infection in 2019 per 100 thousand population registered in the Kemerovo and Irkutsk regions, and in Perm region, the lowest - in Chechnya, Dagestan and Kalmykia, follows from the data of statistical compilation of the Ministry of health of Russia, seen by RIA Novosti.

"The number of patients with first time established diagnosis of HIV infection in the Russian Federation per 100 thousand of the population concerned: Kemerovo oblast – 164,3, Perm Krai – 132,8, Irkutsk oblast amounted to 130.1", - is spoken in the collection.

The smallest number of new cases per 100 thousand population was recorded in the Republic of Kalmykia and 8.4, Dagestan and 8.7, the Chechen Republic and 9.3, it is specified in the collection.

Only 2019 were registered 80 of the 124 new cases of HIV infection, the average incidence per 100 thousand population was 54.6 cases, the document says.