A elderly woman died Tuesday of hypothermia, according to a statement by the Health Bureau (SSM).
Temperatures fall to seven degrees on Tuesday.
From Monday 4 p.m. till Tuesday 4 p.m., the public Conde de S. Januario Hospital Centre’s emergency department received two women aged 79 and 94 with hypothermia,
The SSM urged the public to take precautions to avoid hypothermia. It asked caretakers to pay attention to the elderly and the chronically ill ensure that they keep warm.