In Penza region 57 people die from alcohol poisoning in three months
Penza, 1 May 2020. PenzaNews. 57 people died from alcohol poisoning in Penza region from January to March 2020. This is evidenced by data from the regional department of Rospotrebnadzor.
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According to the agency, in the first quarter of 2020 the maximum number of acute fatal poisonings was recorded among persons aged 40-49 years, in the first three months of 2019 – aged 50-59 years.
In total, from January to March of the current year, 157 cases of acute poisoning by alcohol-containing products were detected. Compared to the 1st quarter of 2019, the growth was 9.5%.
Three cases of acute poisoning were recorded among children under the age of 14 years, and four cases among adolescents aged 15-17.