Those who died from consuming adulterated alcohol in the last three months amounted to 203 out of a total of 326 intoxicated people, the Ministry of Public Health reported today.
Of the total number of people affected by ethyl alcohol, with a large percentage of methanol and highly toxic, 35 are women and 291 are men, Rafael Sánchez Cardenas said during today’s press conference to release the 76th newsletter on the coronavirus.
As for the 203 deceased, 16 of the victims are female.
Regarding the seizure operations, the official maintained that between April to May a total of 58 tanks, 145 gallons and 433 bottles with the adulterated alcohol have been seized in the province of Santo Domingo.
The seizures by municipalities are as follows
In Boca Chica, five sectors and nine distribution locations were intervened, in which the authorities seized 19 tanks, 33 gallons and 256 bottles with the altered product.
In Guerra the authorities acted in four sectors, where 19 gallons and 111 bottles of the deadly drink were occupied.
In Santo Domingo Oeste, there were operations in three sectors in which two five-gallon tanks and 22 bottles were occupied.
In Santo Domingo Norte, six operations were carried out in the same number of neighborhoods in which 29 tanks, 88 gallons and 44 bottles were found.
— Yurel De Jesús to www.gentetuya.com