29 dead from O-Ds in NB last year

New numbers released by the provincial government show 29 people died from opioid overdoses last year.

The report from the Health Department says opioid-related O-Ds accounted for more than half of the 51 drug-related deaths reported last year, including 3 involving fentanyl. 23 of the 29 deaths were unintentional and almost three-quarters of them were in the Saint john and Moncton areas.