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Table 1 Countries and regions, from which first responder systems responded to the survey

From: First responder systems can stay operational under pandemic conditions: results of a European survey during the COVID-19 pandemic

Country Region Number of km2 covered Number of inhabitants covered Number of first responders
Albania Tirana 502 800,000 68
Austria Vienna 415 1,900,000 n.a
Belgium Hoogstraten 105 21,000 250
Denmark Nationwide 42,944 5,800,000 103,658
Southern Denmark 12,191 1,223,000 500
Faroe Islands 1190 53,000 289
Finland Pirkanmaa 14,000 515,000 50 units*
France Moselle 6216 1,000,000 2100
Germany Aachen 160 250,000 1255
Berlin 792 3,700,000 4000
Bielefeld 258 330,000 600
Duisburg 233 495,000 260
Emsland 3700 481,000 1900
Freiburg/ Breisgau 1531 493,000 1010
Groß-Gerau (county) 453 270,000 300
Gütersloh (county) 968 366,000 750
Hochsauerlandkreis 1960 259,777 743
Peine (county) 535 135,000 200
Osnabrück (city and county) 2200 520,000 1400
Stormarn (county) 766 250,000 2 units
Vorpommern-Greifswald 3927 235,623 411
Ireland Nationwide 70,000 4,500,000 200
Wicklow 202 5000 16
Italy Emilia Romagna 22,500 4,400,000 9900
Luxembourg Nationwide 2500 630,000 56 units
Luxembourg (city) 50 15,000 20
Netherlands Nationwide 41,543 17,440,679 300,000
Romania Bucharest-Ilfov 2000 5,000,000 3000
Slovenia Nationwide 5000 600,000 3300
Sweden Region Blekinge 3039 159,684 2965
Region Kronoberg 8466 199,886 2141
Region Östergötland 10,562 467,095 4118
Region Sörmland 6060 299,101 3712
Region Stockholm 6519 2,389,923 24,487
Region Västmanland 5146 277,074 3118
Region Västra Götaland 23,942 1,733,574 19,167
Switzerland Basel-city and Baselland 550 500,000 1417
Bern 5960 1,000,000 2400
Geneva 16 500,000 975
Kanton St. Gallen 2031 510,000 500
Obwalden 400 30,000 150
Ticino Region 2812 360,000 4500
Wallis 5200 350,000 1200
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Bassetlaw 638 120,000 30 units
Northamptonshire 16,000 500,000 35 units
Surrey 225 323,960 8 units
Woking, Surrey 20 100,000 10 units
  1. n.a. indicates “not answered”; * some regions stated number of “first responder units” instead of number of participants. “Units” often represent one car/shift; all numbers were provided by survey participants