Estonia: Older people still risk group of drowning deaths

  • 2019-07-31
  • BNS/TBT Staff
Although the number of drowning deaths in Estonia has declined in recent years, the number of older people who lost their lives in water-related accidents has risen this year while four people, three of them older people, lost their lives in water accidents last weekend. "For us, there is a clearly identified risk group who are involved in water accidents – older people. Based on the events, we can conclude that many accidents have happened because people have overestimated their health and physical condition when going swimming in hot weather. Of course, no on...
 
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