US Drug-Overdose Deaths Soared to a Record 93,000 in 2020 During Covid Lockdowns

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US drug-overdose deaths soared to a record 93,331 in 2020 during the Covid lockdowns, according to the CDC.

The CDC said the increase in overdose deaths was driven by fentanyl and stress related to the lockdowns.

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Ten states had at least a 40% rise in overdose deaths over a 12-month period: Vermont, Kentucky, South Carolina, West Virginia, Louisiana, California, Tennessee, Nebraska, Arkansas and Virginia.

Drug overdose deaths in 2020 far outpaced Covid-19 deaths in the liberal utopia of San Francisco.

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San Francisco had some of the strictest Covid lockdowns in the country yet their biggest killer last year was actually Fentanyl.

City Hall hands out nearly 4.5 million syringes a year to intravenous drug users in San Francisco.

A record 621 people died of Fentanyl overdoses in “progressive” San Francisco in 2020 compared to 173 Covid-19 deaths.

According to city data, people overdosing in San Francisco live in government-funded buildings for the homeless or low-income housing units. Many others died on sidewalks and parks around the city.

In 2019, approximately 70,000 Americans died of drug overdoses so there was a 30% increase in drug-related fatalities in 2020 – despite this shocking jump in drug overdoses, the Democrat-media complex will continue to claim the lockdowns saved lives.

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