Coronavirus daily bulletin: 970 confirmed cases in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

11/05/2020 (10:10)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 09.00 on Monday, 11 May 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced 970 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

As of 09.00 on Monday, 11 May 2020, there are 970 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt (Sat 9 May: 967; Sun 10 May: 968). That is four more cases than announced with the last daily bulletin on Friday, 8 May 2020. Of the 970 positive cases, 840 people, therefore slightly more than 90 percent have recovered (Sat 9 May: 881; Sun 10 May: 882).

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. 1475 people have tested positive so far (including the 970 Basel cases).

Figures on hospitalisations will be available tomorrow, Tuesday, again. As of this week the figures on hospitalisation will only be published on Tuesday and Friday. Should the numbers rise again, the frequency of the reports will be increased.

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