Drug-related deaths increase by 87% in Manitoba, Canada

According to data from Manitoba’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, overdose deaths in the Canadian province increased by 87% between 2019 and 2020. Fentanyl was implicated in 254 of the 372 recorded drug-related deaths. Recorded overdose deaths have increased across Canada since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-drug-overdose-2020-1.5994178