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

26/05/2020 (10:55)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 10:00 on Tuesday, 26 May 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced an unchanged total of 976 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. The number of deaths recorded also remains unchanged at 50.

As of 10:00 on Tuesday, 26 May 2020, there are an unchanged total of 976 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. That is the same number of cases as reported on last Wednesday, 20 May 2020. Of the 976 positive cases, 922 people, therefore 94 percent of it, have recovered. Four people infected with Covid-19 are currently in isolation. Seven contact persons of infected persons are in quarantine.

The number of deaths recorded 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. 1481 people have tested positive so far (including the 976 Basel cases).

Two 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 four persons are in hospital. Two people in total still require intensive care. The other patients are in the normal ward.

Please note that the number of positive cases according to may differ.