93,000 people died from drug overdoses in the US last year.

93,000 people died from drug overdoses in the US last year.

ABDoverdose in last year drug It was stated that 93 thousand people died due to its use.

In the report announced by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the new type corona virus It was stated that in 2020, marked by the (Covid-19) epidemic, 93 thousand people died from drug overdose.

In the report, it was stated that the number of these deaths was 72 thousand in 2019, an increase of 29 percent last year.

In the CDC report, which pointed out that 378 thousand people died across the country last year due to Covid-19, it was stated that the annual number of 93 thousand deaths from drug overdose means an average of 250 deaths per day and 11 deaths per hour.

In the report, it was noted that deaths due to drug overdose in 2020 increased in all states except New Hampshire and South Dakota, with Vermont in the first place with an increase of 58 percent and Kentucky with an increase of 54 percent.

The report also shared that deaths from drug overdose were 7,200 annually in the 1970s, and around 9,000 towards the end of the 1980s.

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