Coronavirus: Significance of the new federal measures for the Canton of Basel-Stadt

11/12/2020 (16:52)
Press release

The federal measures for protection against coronavirus that are applicable from tomorrow Saturday, 12 December 2020 will result in tightening of certain restrictions in Basel-Stadt, including for shops, cultural institutions or leisure facilities and for events. In particular, Sunday trading is not allowed and the cantonal museums and zoos must also remain closed on Sundays. The cantonal Covid-19-Ordinance will continue to apply until 20 December in instances where it provides for stricter measures than the federal ordinance. The Government will decide on the regulations for the time from 21 December in the coming week.