Up till yesterday (19 September), 19 individuals have died and over 30 individuals had been hospitalised after ingesting pretend alcohol in Sungai Buloh. Simply when the authorities are nonetheless within the midst of the investigation, this occurred.
Earlier in the present day (20 September), the Perak Well being Division confirmed that two extra individuals have died because of alcohol poisoning whereas three others are being handled within the hospital. All 5 victims are from Bercham and Tanjung Rambutan, Perak with their age ranging between 35 and 53.
In keeping with Oriental Every day, the primary sufferer is a 50-year-old man who displayed signs of alcohol poisoning on Monday (17 September). Sadly, he died whereas being rushed to an Ipoh hospital. A day later, the second sufferer, aged 39, died in a personal hospital in Ipoh on 18 September.
In the meantime, two different victims are nonetheless underneath commentary within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) whereas one other one is reportedly in steady situation.
A spokesperson from the Perak Well being Division confirmed that each deceased victims had earlier consumed Kingfisher beer and Grand Royal Whiskey, the identical manufacturers that are actually being investigated for holding methanol.
It was speculated that alcohol poisoning circumstances will rise within the subsequent few days and Ipoh hospitals have allotted extra manpower on standby. In the meantime, the Customs Division and PDRM have been urged to take motion towards outlets that promote pretend alcoholic drinks within the area.
Alcohol poisoning isn’t any joke guys, please get your alcoholic drinks from respected outlets, simply to be secure!
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