More than 1,000 accidental drug intoxication deaths in Connecticut in 2018

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More than 1,000 people died from accidental drug intoxication in 2018.

This statistic comes from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

According to the office, 948 of the 1017 deaths involved an opioid, while 760 involved fentanyl.

The total number of deaths marks a small drop from 2017, when 1,038 people from Connecticut died from accidental drug intoxication.

However, it is still a sharp increase from 2012 when that number was 357.

Below is a town-by-town list of accidental opioid overdose deaths in the state for 2018 using data from the  Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

City or townNumber of people who died from accidental opioid overdose in city or town
AndoverN/A
Ansonia3
Ashford1
Avon

N/A

Barkhamsted

N/A

Beacon Falls1
Berlin1
Bethany

N/A

Bethel2
Bethlehem1
Bloomfield2
Bolton1
Bozrah

N/A

Branford9
Bridgeport58
Bridgewater

N/A

Bristol26
Brookfield

N/A

Brooklyn

N/A

Burlington2
Canaan

N/A

Canterbury1
Canton2
Chaplin

N/A

Cheshire1
Chester1
Clinton6
Colchester4
Colebrook

N/A

Columbia1
Cornwall

N/A

Coventry

N/A

Cromwell2
Danbury18
Darien

N/A

Deep River

N/A

Derby10
Durham1
East Granby

N/A

East Haddam

N/A

East Hampton1
East Hartford17
East Haven4
East Lyme

N/A

East Windsor2
Eastford2
Easton

N/A

Ellington2
Enfield11
Essex2
Fairfield

N/A

Farmington3
Franklin

N/A

Glastonbury2
Goshen1
Granby

N/A

Greenwich2
Griswold1
Groton9
Guilford1
Haddam

N/A

Hamden8
Hampton

N/A

Hartford128
Hartland

N/A

Harwinton

N/A

Hebron1
Kent

N/A

Killingly1
Killingworth

N/A

Lebanon1
Ledyard1
Lisbon1
Litchfield1
Lyme

N/A

Madison1
Manchester23
Mansfield1
Marlborough3
Meriden22
Middlebury3
Middlefield

N/A

Middletown17
Milford11
Monroe2
Montville

N/A

Morris

N/A

Naugatuck7
New Britain52
New Canaan1
New Fairfield

N/A

New Hartford2
New Haven69
New London22
New Milford5
Newington2
Newtown1
Norfolk1
North Branford

N/A

North Canaan

N/A

North Haven2
North Stonington

N/A

Norwalk10
Norwich18
Old Lyme2
Old Saybrook2
Orange

N/A

Oxford

N/A

Plainfield3
Plainville2
Plymouth1
Pomfret

N/A

Portland4
Preston

N/A

Prospect

N/A

Putnam5
Redding1
Ridgefield1
Rocky Hill2
Roxbury

N/A

Salem1
Salisbury

N/A

Scotland

N/A

Seymour4
Sharon1
Shelton

N/A

Sherman

N/A

Simsbury

N/A

Somers

N/A

South Windsor

N/A

Southbury1
Southington4
Sprague

N/A

Stafford1
Stamford13
Sterling2
Stonington

N/A

Stratford11
Suffield1
Thomaston2
Thompson

N/A

Tolland3
Torrington26
Trumbull1
Union

N/A

Vernon10
Volluntown

N/A

Wallingford4
Warren

N/A

Washington

N/A

Waterbury77
Waterford1
Watertown8
West Hartford7
West Haven5
Westbrook2
Weston1
Westport1
Wethersfield5
Willington1
Wilton

N/A

Winchester

N/A

Windham

N/A

Windsor Locks2
Wolcott1
Woodbridge

N/A

Woodbury

N/A

Woodstock1

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