Coronavirus daily bulletin: 958 confirmed cases in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

04/05/2020 (10:55)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 10.00 on Monday, 4 May 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced 958 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

As of 10.00 on Monday, 4 May 2020, there are 958 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt: One new infection was registered on both Friday and Sunday, three new cases were registered on Saturday, and two cases have been registered today, Monday (Fri 1 May: 952; Sat 2 May: 955; Sun 3 May: 956). That is a total of seven more cases than announced with the daily bulletin of Thursday, 30 April 2020. Of the 958 positive cases, 840 people, therefore more than 85 percent have recovered (Fri 1 May: 833; Sat 2 May: 835; Sun 3 May: 839).

The number of deaths in the Canton of Basel-Stadt remains unchanged at 50.

In addition to testing residents of the canton, suspected cases from other Swiss cantons and other countries close to the border are also being tested in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. 1479 people have tested positive so far (including the 958 Basel cases).

Figures on hospitalisations will be available, and analysed and evaluated again tomorrow, Tuesday. Thank you for your understanding.

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