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This report, funded by the Maine Office of Attorney General, provides a summary of statistics regarding drug fatalities in Maine during April 2021. Data for the report were collected at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner. A “drug death” is identified when one or more drugs are mentioned on the death certificate as a cause or significant contributing factor for the death. The April 2021 total of 48 fatal drug overdoses consists of 10 confirmed drug deaths and 38 suspected drug deaths.
Sorg, Marcella H., "Maine Monthly Overdose Report for April" (2021). Health & Public Safety. 15.
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