Not sure what a gfic is but your kitchen, since it is a wet area at times should have a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) outlet at the start of the circuit installed. Good ones run under $15 these days even if you pay retail. The GFCI will protect all other things ahead of it on the circuit.
Hopefully your frig and microwave are on a different circuit.
Not necessarily GFCI receptacles, but GFCI protected receptacles. In a dwelling, all receptacles that serve the kitchen countertops have to be GFCI protected, whether next to a sink or not. You can do this by a GFCI breaker for that circuit, or by a GFCI receptacle that protects itself and other receptacles down line (daisy chaining).
As Joe mentioned, new work yes, existing grandfathered. Either way, it’s the best idea to have them.
Any outlet withing 6 feet of the edge of the sink requires GFCI protection.
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