Information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Canton of Basel-Stadt has provided information on the current appraisal of the situation relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19). This information is being constantly updated.

For general and medical questions concerning the coronavirus please contact the infoline of the Federal Office for Public Health FOPH: Tel. +41 58 463 00 00 (daily 24 hours)

For specific questions about the canton of Basel-Stadt you can find answers in the particular sections of this website. Should you not find the desired information, please call the infoline of the canton: Tel. 0800 463 666 (Mon-Fri: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm, Sat+Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm). Please call the emergency numbers in urgent cases only.

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All news and press releases on the current situation.

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Information on the disease

Possible ways of catching the disease, its symptoms and the measures to take and obligation to report a case in the event of suspected infection.

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Protect yourself and others

Follow the rules for personal hygiene and what to do in case of symptoms, including difficulty breathing, coughing or a fever.

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Events and Services

Information for event organisers and public establishments.

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Impact of the coronavirus on schools and daycare facilities.

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Measures to cushion the economic consequences of the spread of the coronavirus.