Heat in Japan

In Japan for a week, since May 29, because of the heat, 1086 people were hospitalized, this is one and a half times more than in the previous seven days, the fire service of Japan, which is responsible for the ambulance service, said on Tuesday.

Among those who were hospitalized because of the heat, which exceeded 30 degrees in almost all regions of the country, 17 patients will need long-term treatment for three weeks or more. About 50% of all affected people are older than 65 years old.