Publication Date July 22, 2019 | CBS News

Massive heat wave blamed for at least 6 deaths

United States

Heat wave fast facts

Up to 200 million people could be affected from the central U.S. to the East Coast.

At least six deaths were blamed on the excessive heat: 4 people died in Maryland, while one died in Arizona and another died in Arkansas.

Several events were canceled in New York City, including OZY Fest and the NYC Triathlon.