Coronavirus daily bulletin: 358 confirmed cases in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

22/03/2020 (11:30)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 10.30 on Sunday, 22 March 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced a total of 358 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

As of 10.30 on Sunday, 22 March 2020, there are a total of 358 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. That is 59 more than on the previous day. The number of deaths recorded in the Canton of Basel-Stadt remains unchanged at five. 73 people have recovered. 50 unwell Basel residents are currently receiving hospital treatment as a result of infection with Covid-19 (coronavirus).

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 623 people have tested positive so far (including the 358 Basel cases).