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Extreme heat in Delhi, 14 patients died in 2 days, more than 300 admitted

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Death due to heatwave at Safdarjung Hospital

In Delhi’s Safdarganj Hospital, 13 patients have died in the last 24 hours. In the last two days, a total of 14 patients have died in government hospitals in Delhi due to heat wave. Out of which 9 heat stroke patients were admitted in RML Hospital. A total of 312 patients were admitted to hospitals here due to the heat wave, of which 112 patients have recovered. While 118 patients are under treatment in the hospital.

Death toll due to heat wave and heat is continuously increasing in different parts of the country. The situation is such that 142 dead bodies were cremated at Nigam Bodh Ghat crematorium in Delhi on Wednesday. These figures are shocking as this is the first time since the Corona period that so many dead bodies have been cremated in a crematorium in a single day.

Troubled by Delhi heat

According to the Meteorological Department, when temperatures reach 40 degrees Celsius in plains and 30 degrees Celsius in hilly areas, the situation becomes heat wave-like, while a heat wave at 37 degrees Celsius in coastal areas adds to the woes. The temperature in Delhi has crossed 50 this year. Due to which the death rate due to heatwave and stroke is also increasing. According to the Meteorological Department, this year’s hottest heat wave lasted for a long time, due to which people are facing many hardships. Also, compared to last year, the record of increase in temperature this year has also been broken.

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There is water shortage in many areas of Delhi due to scorching heat. Apart from this, the demand for electricity has also increased due to the use of electronic gadgets like AC, fridge, cooler etc. Prolonged power cuts are also being observed in various parts. The death toll in heat waves and heatstroke is very alarming. People are taking measures in their own way to avoid heatwave.

Nita Yadav

Nita Yadav

I am Nita Yadav, specializing in writing about politics and breaking national news. My focus is on delivering insightful and timely perspectives on these crucial topics, aiming to inform and engage my readers effectively.

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