Va. records ninth heat-related death
Virginia officials said Monday that an adult resident from the central part of the state is the ninth person to have died from a heat-related illness.
Officials said the death occurred over the weekend
Earlier in the day Virginia officials had reported the seventh and eighth heat-related deaths in the state.
Eight of Virginia's heat-related deaths have occurred in residents from the central part of the state; the remaining death was a resident from the southwest region.
Maryland has reported 17 heat-related deaths this year. The District says it has had one.
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