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Cyprus records a second death from heatstroke as temperatures soar

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus health official says a second elderly person has died from heatstroke after a weeklong heatwave that baked the east Mediterranean island nation with reportedly record temperatures for the month of June. An 84 year-old woman died a day after her admission to a hospital on Friday. A State Health Services Organization spokesman said another three elderly patients were in serious condition. Temperatures on the island have soared all week, exceeding 40 degrees Celsius, or 104 degrees Fahrenheit.

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