Coronavirus daily bulletin: 976 confirmed cases in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

25/05/2020 (10:25)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 09:00 on Monday, 25 May 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced a total of 976 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

As of 09:00 on Monday, 25 May 2020, there are a total of 976 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. That is the same number as reported on last Wednesday, 20 May 2020. Of the 976 positive cases, 920 people, therefore more than 90 percent of it, have recovered (Sat 23 May: 920, Sun 24 May: 920). The number of deaths recorded in the Canton of Basel-Stadt has remained unchanged at 50 since 30 April 2020.

With today's daily bulletin, the Department of Health for the first time reports the number of people in isolation (= infected persons) and in quarantine (= contact persons of confirmed infected persons). Six people infected with Covid-19 are currently in isolation. Nine contact persons of infected persons had to go into quarantine.

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. 1481 people have tested positive so far (including the 976 Basel cases).

Figures on hospitalisations will be available tomorrow Tuesday again.

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