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105 people die in Penza region from alcohol intoxication

16:00 | 04.07.2017 | Society

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Penza, 4 July 2017. PenzaNews. 105 cases of intoxication caused by alcohol containing products that resulted in a fatal outcome were registered in the Penza region in the first six months of the year 2017. This was reported by the head of the local Rospotrebnadzor department Mikhail Perekusikhin.

105 people die in Penza region from alcohol intoxication

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"269 cases of acute alcohol intoxication were registered in the Penza region in six months of the year 2017," he said during the meeting of the commission on resistance of illegal trade in industrial products, which was held in the regional government on Tuesday, July 4.

Mikhail Perekusikhin reminded that during the same period of 2016, there were 352 cases of alcohol intoxication, 166 of which resulted in a fatal outcome.

"Thus, the number of intoxication cases decreased by 31%, and the number of cases resulting in a fatal outcome – by 63%," the head of the local Rospotrebnadzor department summed up.

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