Coronavirus daily bulletin: 985 confirmed cases in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

19/06/2020 (10:00)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 09:30 on Friday, 19 June 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced a total of 985 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt and hence one new confirmed infection.

The 985 infections are made up of 933 recoveries (-), 50 deaths and two active cases (+1). One contact person of the new infection reported by the Department of Health on Wednesday, 17 June  2020, who has been in quarantine since then, was tested positive for Covid-19 in the meantime.  Three persons are in quarantine. The number of deaths in the Canton of Basel-Stadt has remained unchanged at 50 since 30 April 2020.

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. 1494 people (+1) have tested positive so far, including the 985 Basel cases.

Please note that the numbers according to may differ.