By our Reporter
The Current HIV Statistics 2018
There are 1,493,382 Kenyans Living With HIV. This is according to the latest 2018 HIV estimates seen by Healthy organization body unicef.
New Infections Now Stand at 52,767, Half of the 100,000 new Infections Recorded in 2014. Five counties had less than 100 new infections in the past year: Wajir County (6), Mandera (19), Garissa (55), Samburu (73), and Tana River (93).
Five Counties Account For Half of All The new infections in adults. They are Nairobi (7,159), Homa Bay (4,558), Siaya (4,039), Kisumu (4,012) and Migori (2,814).
There Are 184,719 HIV-positive Youth (15-24 years) and this age group accounts for 17,667 of the total new infections, and 2,830 HIV-related deaths.
Data courtesy of UNICEF Kenya..
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