Tokyo Heat Alert: 58 People Hospitalized for Heatstroke Including Seriously Ill Elderly Woman

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The Tokyo Fire Department

The Tokyo Fire Department announced Saturday that as of 3 p.m., 58 people, ranging in age from 2 to 93, had been taken to the hospital on suspicion of heatstroke in Tokyo. Among them, an elderly woman in her 80s was in serious condition. The Tokyo Fire Department is urging the public to take measures against heatstroke, such as staying hydrated and using air conditioning.