Coronavirus daily bulletin: 893 confirmed cases in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

13/04/2020 (10:20)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 10:00 on Easter Monday, 13 April 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced a total of 893 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt, as well as one further death.

As of 10:00 on Easter Monday, 13 April 2020, there are a total of 893 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. That is eleven more than on the previous day. Of the 893 positive cases, 653 people, therefore over 70 percent of it, have recovered.

Another person has died because of a Covid-19 infection in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. Deceased has a 86-year-old woman without pre-existing condition. This now brings the total number of deaths in the Canton of Basel-Stadt to 34.

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. Around 1380 people have tested positive so far (including the 893 Basel cases).

Note:
Figures on the hospitalisation will be available tomorrow again.

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