Temp of Victim of Delhi’s 1st Heatstroke Death Shot up to 107 degrees Celsius

New Delhi: The first heat-related death of 2024 was reported from Delhi on Wednesday as the city reportedly recorded a high of 52.9 degrees Celsius in Mungeshpur.

According to NDTV, the victim of the first heatstroke fatality this year was a 40-year-old labourer who was living in a room with no cooler or fan and had high fever.

According to the doctor, who attended the victim, the body temperature of the patient crossed the 107 degrees Celsius mark — nearly 10 degrees above normal, reports NDTV.

Delhi’s lieutenant governor on Wednesday directed the Delhi government to provide water and shaded areas to labourers working at construction sites and granting them paid leave from noon to 3 pm.

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