Scorching heat kills seven people in southeastern Romania

Seven of 13 people taken to the Emergency Clinical County Hospital of the Black Sea county of Constanta (southeastern Romania) in the last two days in serious condition due to the scorching heat have died, County Public Health Service sources said.

Head of the County Public Health Service Constantina Dina told: ‘Most of those patients reached hospital in a coma due to high fever, with temperatures of 40, 41 and 42 degrees Celsius’. According to the Constanta Emergency Hospital officials, in the case of four of the seven deaths – among whom persons who collapsed in the workplace – there are suspicions over the causes of death, while the other deaths were caused by ‘pre-existing pathological conditions – such as heart condition, neurological or oncology conditions’.

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