Authorities said that they will no longer give updates about deaths related to heat, because “the situation has returned to normal life.”
In the canadian province of Quebec 70 people were killed since late June due to the heat wave. Reported by CBC on Tuesday, July 10.
It is noted that most of the deaths recorded in Montreal – 34. Almost all the victims are elderly people over 60 years old. Many of them were not home air conditioning, people had chronic diseases.
The city morgues are overflowing and they have to cooperate actively with the funeral home.
While Quebec has recorded cold. The representative of the Department of public health of Quebec has stated that it will no longer give updates about deaths related to heat, because “the situation has returned to normal life.”
Recall from June 29 in Quebec and other canadian provinces the temperature regularly rose to 34 degrees, which in conditions of high humidity felt like about 40 degrees.