There were 371 alcohol-induced deaths in Norway last year 

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The pandemic led to an increase in the number of alcohol-induced deaths in Norway. 

In 2020 and 2021, a total of 758 alcohol-induced deaths were registered in the country, compared with 650 in 2018 and 2019.

Last year alone, 371 cases were registered, according to figures from the Cause of Death Register at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (FHI).

Senior researcher at the FHI, professor Jørgen Gustav Bramness, told P4 that people who drank a lot before drank even more during the corona pandemic.

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1 Comment on "There were 371 alcohol-induced deaths in Norway last year "

  1. Inigo Sanchez | 14. June 2022 at 09:55 | Reply

    I didn’t know that about Norwegian people. So sad to hear, hope everything will get better soon and everyone can find some rest in these strange times.

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