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Bad News Reported in Nairobi & Kisumu Counties as MOH Reveals the Following

The Ministry of Health through a report seen by the standard newspaper has today reported that Kenya losses at least 57 individuals from HIV/AIDS daily.

According to the standard media, The country is losing at least 57 people every day to HIV and Aids-related illnesses, even as it registered progress in the fight against the disease, new data from the National Aids Control Council (NACC) shows.

A big chunk of these deaths was recorded among the most productive population, a situation that creates a social crisis in a country with a high dependency ratio.

In its 2020 HIV Estimates, NACC reports that 20,997 people died from HIV and Aids-related diseases nationally, with Nairobi registering the highest number of deaths at 1,693.

But on a more worrying note, Nairobi and Kisumu counties are reported to have higher HIV attack rates with 5 and 4 people succumbing to the disease daily.

The Ministry of Health has also linked the increase in HIV infections in the nation with the lack of behavioral change, altitude, and skepticism where the majority of Kenyans have to continue to disregard various containment measures to curtail further spread of the deadly disease.

Also, it's has been reported that the Number Of HIV Cases will surge in the coming days, bearing in mind that we are in a festive season where a lot of festivities happen.

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