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Summer heat claims 6 lives, sees 2,847 visiting ER:The Asahi Shimbun

The heat is on in Japan with soaring temperatures resulting in 2,847 people suffering from heatstroke and six dying in one week.Just days into July, this year’s summer is shaping up to be deadlier than the last, with the number of people taken to emergency rooms across Japan due to heatstroke in the week leading up to July 3 seeing a five-fold increase compared to the same time last year.

Source: Summer heat claims 6 lives, sees 2,847 visiting ER:The Asahi Shimbun

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