Emergency medical transport of Tokyo citizen at cherry blossom viewing spiking up


From 3/31/2012 to 4/7/2012, 36 people at cherry blossom viewing were transported for emergency medical care in Tokyo, Tokyo fire dep reported on 4/7/2012.
It’s supposed to be acute alcohol intoxication.
Cherry blossom viewing is a Japanese traditional activity to picnic around cherry blossom trees. They usually lie on the ground, have food and drink outside.

It was 20 people in 2010, 8 people in 2011. 36 cases is already as double as 2010 almost.

19 of them were in 20s, 4 were in 10s.
7 of them were serious enough to be hospitalized.





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