B.C. heat wave saw 719 people die in one week, says B.C. coroner | Globalnews.ca

The BC Coroners Service says at least 719 people died over a one-week period during B.C.’s scorching heat wave, three times more than would normally have been expected to die over the same period.

In a statement Friday, Chief Coroner Lisa LaPointe said many of those deaths were likely a result of the heat.

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