Coronavirus daily bulletin: 859 confirmed cases in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

10/04/2020 (11:00)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 10:00 on Friday, 10 April 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced a total of 859 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

As of 10:00 on Friday, 10 April 2020, there are a total of 859 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. That is 13 more than on the previous day. Of the 859 positive cases, 593 people, therefore over two thirds of it, have recovered. The number of deaths recorded in the Canton of Basel-Stadt remains unchanged at 33.

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. 1330 people have tested positive so far (including the 859 Basel cases).

66 residents of the Canton of Basel-Stadt are currently being treated in a Basel-Stadt hospital because of a Covid-19 infection. A total of 87 persons are in hospital. 13 people in total require intensive care. The other patients are in the normal ward.

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Please note that the number of positive cases according to www.bag.admin.ch may differ.