• canada reports dozens of deaths linked with heatwave

    From MrPostingRobot@kymhorsell.com@21:1/5 to All on Wed Jun 30 13:53:44 2021
    XPost: alt.global-warming

    Numbers vary depending on whether local officials just note
    a death that happened to occur during the heatwave
    and those that look for signs of heat stress in the victim.

    But the lower number cited below may be the most accurate.

    It's possible to calculate the number just based on how many
    degrees the temp is above normal for this time of year.
    I won't bother with that exercise at this point.

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    CNN, 30 Jun 2021 0:50Z
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    a historic heat wave brought record-high temperatures, officials said
    Tue. The province's chief coroner called it ...

    Sweltering heat wave linked to sudden deaths in Vancouver
    ABC, 30 Jun 2021 03:06Z
    Canadian police say a sweltering heat wave that has settled over western
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    POLITICO, 30 Jun 2021 02:27Z
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    COVID-positive NSW govt minister blasts vaccine rollout as 'abysmal'
    ABC New England, 30 Jun 2021 01:41Z
    A week into his COVID-enforced isolation, Adam Marshall has described the federal govt's handling of the rollout as "a shambles".

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    ABC News, 30 Jun 2021 01:40Z
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    his house-mates have tested +ve].

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    ABC News, 30 Jun 2021 02:56Z
    Queensland's Deputy Premier is doubling down on his criticism of the Commonwealth's overseas arrivals policy after it was revealed a person going between Indonesia and Australia had passed on the Delta variant to a 19-year-old hospital worker prompting a three-day lockdown.

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    ABC News, 30 Jun 2021 0:42Z
    Queensland records 3 new community cases of COVID-19 on the first day of
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    the pandemic.

    COVID-positive family allowed to fly into South Australia from South-East
    Asia on private plane
    ABC News, 30 Jun 2021 01:39Z
    Health and govt authorities approved a COVID-positive family to fly in
    from overseas to Australia last week on a privately-funded medevac flight,
    despite ongoing calls to limit the number of overseas arrivals.

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    Yahoo News, 29 Jun 2021 19:32Z
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    Business Insider, 29 Jun 2021 17:29Z
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