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The 84-year-old man died from overheating on July 21.
Eight people have died in the city so far this summer from hyperthermia.
Three heat deaths of elderly residents over the weekend upped the city's death toll to 5.
A 57-year-old Staten Island man died of hyperthermia on July 8, the Medical Examiner ruled.
Heat and humidity were expected to envelop New York through Sunday, the NWS said.
EMS took 30 minutes to arrive when a City Council intern collapsed at a press conference.
Temperatures won't drop until Sunday with high humidity all week.
Astoria, Long Island City, Woodside and Sunnyside offer plenty of parks where the kids can cool down.
New Yorkers used a record amount of electricity Sunday, though temperature records were not broken.
Temperatures are expected to reach 90 on Wednesday for the third straight day.
Con Edison was asking customers in certain Brooklyn neighborhoods to conserve energy Tuesday evening.
A heat advisory is in effect across the city until 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Residents across the city have devised ways of keeping cool.
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