Coronavirus daily bulletin: 933 confirmed cases in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

22/04/2020 (10:15)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 09:45 on Wednesday, 22 April 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced a total of 933 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt, as well as one further death.

As of 09:45 on Wednesday, 22 April 2020, there are an unchanged total of 933 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. That is the same number since Monday. Of the 933 positive cases, 786 people, therefore more than 80 percent of it, have recovered.

Another person has died because of a Covid-19 infection in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. The deceased 65-year-old man had no pre-existing condition. This now brings the total number of deaths in the Canton of Basel-Stadt to 45.

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. 1444 people have tested positive so far (including the 933 Basel cases).

33 residents of the Canton of Basel-Stadt are currently being treated in a Basel-Stadt hospital because of a Covid-19 infection. A total of 49 persons are in hospital. Seven people in total require intensive care. The other patients are in the normal ward.

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