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In Penza region 57 people die from alcohol poisoning in three months

18:40 | 01.05.2020 | Society

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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.

In Penza region 57 people die from alcohol poisoning in three months

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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.

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