Coronavirus daily bulletin: 573 confirmed cases in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

28/03/2020 (10:50)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 10.00 on Saturday, 28 March 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced a total of 573 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

As of 10.00 on Saturday, 28 March 2020, there are a total of 573 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. That is 39 more than on the previous day. The number of deaths recorded in the Canton of Basel-Stadt remains unchanged at thirteen. Of the 573 positive cases, 211 people, therefore over a third, have recovered.

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 938 people have tested positive so far (including the 573 Basel cases).

59 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 79 persons are in hospital. Eleven people in total require intensive care. The other patients are in the normal ward.

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