Health D-G: 100 hit by heatwave since March 1

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  • Monday, 28 Mar 2016

Those involved in outdoor activities are prone to heat exhaustion - Filepic

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry has recorded 100 heat-related cases for treatment at government health facilities since March 1 until Sunday following the current hot weather.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said of the total cases, 22 were for heat cramp, heat exhaustion (63), heat stroke (14) including one death in Segamat, Johor.

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