Today in Cherkassy, an elderly woman hospitalized during the Epiphany bathing.
About this Facebook said the speaker of the State service for emergency situations in the Cherkassk area Konstantin Protsenko.
According to him, the elderly woman after immersion in water on the beach “Riviera” came ashore and, after a few meters, lost consciousness.
After first aid with a preliminary diagnosis of a heart attack, “coronary heart disease” the woman was immediately admitted to the hospital.
Today, January 19, Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany. He is considered one of the 12 main Orthodox holidays and it ends the cycle of Christmas holidays: Christmas, St. Basil and Epiphany.