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Nine More HIV Cases Surface In Shikarpur

Shikarpur: Nine more people, eight of them children, were tested as HIV-positive in Shikarpur on Thursday, taking the total number of such cases in the district to 22.

According to details, a total of 517 people were tested in the Shikarpur villages of Dhakkan, Pirbakhsh Theem and Sarang Shar.

DHO Ghulam Shabir informed that affected children have been referred to Aids centre Lahore while the crackdown against unregistered laborites and fake doctors.

Earlier on Monday, four more cases of HIV, all children, surfaced in Shikarpur during screening.