A new report by the Kenya Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (KENPHIA) 2018.has revealed that Garissa County has no single case of HIV infections while Homa Bay leading at 19.6%
The study that was conducted between June 2018 and February 2019 showed that Nyanza region had more cases of HIV than the rest of the country.
Kisumu stands at 17.5% while Siaya and Migori are at 15.3% and 13.0% respectively.
The study found that the national HIV prevalence was found to be 4.9% which means that Nyanza region is way above the average.
North Eastern region reported lowest prevalence with the region showing less than 0.2%.
Nairobi is at 3.8%, Mombasa 5.6%, Nyeri 5.1%, Uasin Gishu 5.5%, Kajiado 4.6%, Turkana 6.8% and Kiambu 1.1%
The report further notes that 1.3million (4.9%) adults are living with HIV while 139,000 (0.7%) children are living with the virus.
Kenya has the fifth-largest number of persons living with HIV in the world.