2016 illicit drug death numbers still continue to climb

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Illicit drug deaths continue to rise at an alarming rate in 2016.From January 1st to October 31st in B.C., there have been 622 deaths from overdoses. In 2015, during the same time period, there were 397.The total number of deaths in October was 63. That is up from the 57 deaths in September.- Advertisement -Fentanyl is still found in a high number of illicit drug deaths. From January 1st through September 30th, 2016, fentanyl was detected in a total of 332 cases, or around 60% of all illicit drug deaths. That is almost triple the number of fentanyl-detected deaths for the same period last year.The majority of illicit drug deaths are males. 80.7% of deaths have been males which is up from 71.2% in 2012.There have been 36 illicit drug deaths in Northern B.C. so far in 2016. That is 10 more from the previous year when it was 26.Advertisement In Northeast B.C., there have been 13 illicit drug deaths so far in 2016. There were 5 in 2015.Fentanyl was found in 10 deaths in Northeast B.C., up from 4 in 2015. The drug has been found in 23 deaths from 2012-2016 in the Northeast.last_img read more

Bundesliga Team of the Season so far

first_imgBundesliga Bundesliga Team of the Season so far Ronan Murphy Last updated 1 year ago 17:00 12/29/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Joshua Kimmich Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 11092017 Getty Bundesliga Bayern München Borussia Dortmund Werder Bremen Hannover 96 Schalke 04 Bayer Leverkusen Augsburg Borussia M’gladbach List Bayern Munich lead the German top-flight at the end of the Hinrunde, but which players make our best XI for the 2017-18 season so far?last_img