Coronavirus: Tuesday bulletin on the case numbers in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

27/04/2021 (14:15)
Press release
Department of Health

As of Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 10.40, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt had recorded a total of 11,803 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt since the start of the pandemic, 420 active cases in isolation and 1201 people in quarantine. The 7-day notification rate per 100,000 residents is 182 (CH: 132), the 14-day notification rate is 341 (CH: 296). Vaccinations have been administered in Basel-Stadt every day for the past seven days and the canton passed the 50,000 vaccinations mark yesterday. In total 50,789 vaccination doses have so far been administered in Basel-Stadt. 18,267 people have been fully vaccinated with the first and second vaccination.

Graph displaying the increase of applied vaccinations in Basel-Stadt in April. The curve starts at around 35'000 vaccinations and is almost flat in the beginning. It starts to slowly increase as of 8th April and has a bend on 18th April when it starts to increase more. End of April the number of vaccinations applied reaches more than 50'000.
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Vaccinations in the Canton of Basel-Stadt (as of 26. April 2021)

Occurrence of infection in the Canton of Basel-Stadt: Of the 420 active cases, 27 residents of the Canton of Basel-Stadt are in hospital. In addition, 26 people from outside the canton or abroad are being treated in hospital in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. Of the total of 53 people in hospital, twelve require intensive care.

The total of 11,803 cases of infection in the Canton of Basel-Stadt since the start of the pandemic consists of 11,185 recoveries, 198 deaths and 420 active cases. There have been 166 new cases of infection since the last bulletin on Friday, 23 April 2021. No further people have died of the consequences of Covid-19.

Status of vaccinations

As of yesterday, Monday, 26 April 2021, a total of 50,789 vaccinations had been administered in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. 18,267 people have been fully vaccinated with the first and second vaccination. A total of 10,051 vaccinations were administered from Monday, 19 April up to and including Monday, 26 April 2021. 45,116 people have pre-registered for vaccination. In addition, a further 21,750 people have a pre-arranged vaccination appointment at the vaccination centre.

As of today, Tuesday, 27 April 2021, detailed information about the progress of vaccinations in the Canton of Basel-Stadt is available in full on the website of the Federal Office of Public Health . The figures show the progress of vaccination doses administered, broken down by age group and gender.

Please note:

Case numbers continue to be updated every day on the website www.coronavirus.bs.ch. The latest vaccination figures can be found on the Basel-Stadt data portal (as well as the diagram of vaccination figures).