Tokyo expands multilingual COVID-19 call services

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has begun offering coronavirus call center services in 11 foreign languages.

The Coronavirus Call Center handles all sorts of inquiries on COVID-19 symptoms and testing. The Tokyo Fever Consultation Center informs callers suffering from a fever where they can find medical institutions nearby.

The Metropolitan Government says starting this month, both services have interpreters available in Burmese, Chinese, English, French, Korean, Nepali, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese.

The Coronavirus Call Center operates from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day and can be reached at 0570-550571.

The Tokyo Fever Consultation Center takes calls around the clock, every day. Its number is 03-5320-4592.