Deaths due to HIV has gone up in Tamil Nadu in last three years. The average of the deaths has been increased by 70% since 2013. The reason for the increase in deaths has been pointed to low awareness of HIV AIDS among people. The result of National Family Health Survey and the District Health Surveys have listed increase in late referrals, high dropout rates, and poor treatment outcomes. According to the data available, around 4397 HIV infected people had died last year.