The number of deaths from heat in Canada has risen to 70, media reports said

MOSCOW, 10 Jul — RIA Novosti. The number of victims of heat waves in the canadian province of Quebec has increased to 70 people, reports broadcasting Corporation CBC.

Earlier it was reported about 50 victims.

As noted by CBC, temperatures in the province rise above 40 degrees. Become victims of heat 70 people, of whom 34 died in Montreal.

According to local authorities, victims of the heat were mostly over 60 years old and suffered from chronic diseases.

Previously, the service of providing emergency medical care said that every day receives more than 1.2 thousand calls. The city authorities are taking urgent measures, in particular, has increased the period of operation of swimming pools.
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