India TB cases up 19%, Delhi tops prevalence

https://ift.tt/rpiTfON saw a sharp 19% rise in tuberculosis cases in 2021 over the previous year, even as 64% of the surveyed symptomatic population did not seek healthcare services between 2019 and 2021, the India TB report 2022 and National TB Prevalence Survey shows. Over 19.3 lakh new and relapsed TB patients were notified in 2021 against 16.3 lakh in 2020, the TB report 2022 released by health minister Mansukh Mandaviya shows.

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