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Seven die after drinking COVID-19 hand sanitiser when alcohol ran out at a party

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Seven die after drinking COVID-19 hand sanitiser when alcohol ran out at a party

Seven die after drinking COVID-19 hand sanitiser when alcohol ran out at a party

Tragedy as seven reportedly died after drinking coronavirus hand sanitizer in Russia.

Mail Online reported that a group of nine people drank antiseptic hand wash when the alcohol ran out at a party on Thursday in Tomtor village in the Tattinsky district of the country’s largest region, Yakutia.

Seven die after drinking COVID-19 hand sanitiser when alcohol ran out at a party

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According to Mail Online, the first three victims who died were a 41-year-old woman and two men aged 27 and 59. Six others were flown by a medical evacuation aircraft to regional capital Yakutsk.

On Friday three more men died, aged 28, 32, and 69. One more death was reported today, November 21.

Two more remain in a coma in an intensive care ward, the report said.

Federal public health watchdog, Rospotrebnadzor reported: ‘Nine cases of poisoning with sanitiser have been registered, including seven that were fatal.

The regional state prosecutor said: ‘The poisoning took place as a result of drinking sanitiser.’

Seven die after drinking COVID-19 hand sanitiser when alcohol ran out at a party

The partygoers drank the sanitiser – 69 percent methanol – which had been sold as a hand cleanser during the pandemic.

A criminal case has been opened.

The post Seven die after drinking COVID-19 hand sanitiser when alcohol ran out at a party appeared first on Within Nigeria.

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