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11 Dead, 5,700 Sent To Hospitals Due To Heatwave

Summer Heat Continues Across JapanTokyo: Japan is now sweating under a murderous heatwave after a historic lengthy rainy spell earlier this month, raising fresh concerns over Tokyo’s preparedness to protect athletes and spectators from the heat at the Olympic Games this time next year.
The government said on Tuesday that 11 people died and 5,700 people were taken to hospital with heat exhaustion symptoms in the week ending Sunday.