NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has reached an all-time low.
The city’s Department of Health released the good news on Monday — World AIDS Day.
The city recorded 2,832 HIV diagnoses in 2013. That is a 40 percent drop since 2003.
Health Commissioner Mary Bassett marked the data release with a speech at Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater. She said she was “proud to celebrate” the new low.