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CHP reviews local HIV/AIDS situation in 2022 07/03/2023

Click to enlarge the graph showing Annual and Cumulative HIV/AIDS Statistics in Hong Kong A total of 409 cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection were reported to the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) in 2022, which shows a drop from the 447 cases in 2021. The HIV infections reported locally has totalled 11 641 since 1984.

Of the 409 HIV cases reported last year, which involved 341 males and 68 females, 214 (52 per cent) acquired the infection via homosexual or bisexual contact, 102 (25 per cent) via heterosexual contact, two (0.5 per cent) via drug injection, and one (0.2 per cent) via blood or blood product transfusion outside Hong Kong. The routes of transmission of the remaining 90 cases have yet to be determined due to incomplete information.

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