Alcohol-related deaths reach record high in England and Wales

The Office for National Statistics has reported that alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales reached a record high of 5,400 between January and September 2020. These figures, which indicate an increase of 16% compared with the same reporting period in 2019, are the highest since records began in 2001. There were twice as many alcohol related deaths among males than among females.

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-55900624