COVID-19 denier Mak Parhar died from drugs, not the coronavirus, B.C. coroner confirms – CBC

Outspoken anti-mask activist tested positive for COVID, but it played no role in his death, report says

Feb 06, 2023

Outspoken COVID-19 denier and anti-mask activist Mak Parhar tested positive for the virus after his death in 2021, but that is not what killed him, the B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed.

Rather, 48-year-old Parhar died at home from a mix of ethanol and illicit drugs, including fentanyl and cocaine, according to a May 2022 report released to the media on Monday.

When Parhar died in his New Westminster bathroom on Nov. 4, 2021, there was widespread speculation that he was killed by COVID-19, a disease that he claimed did not exist.

A video Parhar shot in the weeks before his death showed him coughing and complaining about being sick but denying he had what he called “CONVID.”

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