Coronavirus daily bulletin: 946 confirmed cases in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

29/04/2020 (10:30)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 10:00 on Wednesday, 29 April 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced a total of 946 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

As of 09:00 on Wednesday, 29 April 2020, there are a total of 946 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. That is three more than reported on the previous day. Of the 946 positive cases, 810 people, therefore more than 85 percent of it, have recovered. Due to a data cleansing, the number of recovered cases in Basel-Stadt had to be revised as compared to the previous day. The number of deaths recorded in the Canton of Basel-Stadt remains unchanged at 49.

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. 1462 people have tested positive so far (including the 946 Basel cases).

18 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 26 persons are in hospital. Seven people in total require intensive care. The other patients are in the normal ward.

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