MLHU - Health Status Resource

Figure 9.1.13: HIV/AIDS by year

Rate of human immunodeficiency virus / acquired immune deficiency virus (HIV/AIDS) infections reported per 100,000 population, Middlesex-London and Ontario, 2005 to 2018

Figure 9.1.13: HIV/AIDS by year
Public Health Ontario Infectious Disease Query: Middlesex-London Health Unit: Case counts and crude rates of reportable diseases by year. Toronto ON: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion; 2019 May 1 [cited 2019 May 7].

From 2005 to 2014, the rate of HIV/AIDS infections reported among Middlesex-London residents was lower than or comparable to the Ontario rate.

The local rate began to increase in 2014, and was significantly higher than the provincial rate in both 2015 and 2016. A local outbreak of HIV/AIDS was identified in 2016, largely among people who inject drugs (PWID).