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List of Top Ten Counties Leading in HIV and AIDS in Kenya

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HIV and AIDS is still among the various diseases that Kenya is struggling with. The infection rate of this disease has been going up in some counties especially those in Nyanza and Western Kenya. According to a research done and released by National Syndemic Disease Control Council in 2022, there are over 1,377,784 Kenyans are living with this disease. Sadly out of this, just ten counties are accounting for 57%.

Here are the top ten leading counties in HIV and AIDS;

Kisumu County – 128,091

Nairobi – 124,609

Homa Bay – 120,600

Siaya County –  96,297

Migori – 76,053

Nakuru – 57,635

Mombasa – 50,656

Kakamega –  48,733

Kiambu – 45,917

Kisii – 42,210.

It is important to note that these numbers represent those who have been tested and recorded in government records. There may be counties with less number of people willing to take the test thereby recording low numbers than the actual situation.

 

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