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Ambulance dispatches in Tokyo improve at file tempo in 2023

TOKYO, July 1 (Xinhua) — Ambulance dispatches in Japan’s capital Tokyo are rising at a tempo sooner than final 12 months when the annual whole hit a file excessive, authorities knowledge confirmed Saturday.

As of final Sunday, the variety of ambulance dispatches in Tokyo because the starting of this 12 months got here to 417,001, up by over 20,100 from the identical interval a 12 months earlier, in keeping with preliminary knowledge launched by the Tokyo Fire Department.

If the quantity continues to extend at this tempo, this 12 months’s whole might exceed the file excessive of 872,075 logged in 2022, it stated.

The common time for an ambulance to reach on the scene of an emergency was 9 minutes and 25 seconds in January-May this 12 months, knowledge confirmed.

Although the variety of ambulance employees has elevated, the time has not been shortened considerably from final 12 months’s common of 9 minutes and 43 seconds, it added.