Confirmed opioid-related deaths down in Saskatchewan in 2021, 239 deaths still being investigated – larongeNOW

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Confirmed opioid-related deaths down in Saskatchewan in 2021, 239 deaths still being investigated – larongeNOW

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 202226 Views

Jan 7, 2022

If you take a quick look at Saskatchewan’s opioid numbers for 2021, they may seem promising, however, they may be misleading.

According to the Saskatchewan Coroner’s Service, which releases monthly statistics on drug-related deaths, 225 people across the province died from an apparent overdose.

While this is down from the 319 deaths recorded in 2020, the 2021 numbers don’t include suspected deaths they’re still investigating.

In the last 12 months, there have been another 239 individuals who potentially died from an overdose, which would raise the provincial total to 464.

Read More: https://larongenow.com/2022/01/07/confirmed-opioid-related-deaths-down-in-saskatchewan-in-2021-239-deaths-still-being-investigated/

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