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Nairobi residents go about their business at the Gikomba market on November 15, 2020. The country has witnessed a significant reduction in new HIV infections over the past 10 years. 

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114 infected daily as HIV rate takes downward trend

What you need to know:

  • Kenya, the report notes, has continued to see a sharp decline in the incidence of HIV among persons aged 15 years and above.
  • There have been a low HIV incidences, with 55 per cent of the counties having recorded less than 500 cases annually.

After every one hour, five Kenyans get infected with HIV as the hotspot for new infections shifts from Nyanza region to Western.

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