Coronavirus daily bulletin: 621 confirmed cases in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

30/03/2020 (10:40)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 10.00 on Monday, 30 March 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced a total of 621 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

As of 10.00 on Monday, 30 March 2020, there are a total of 621 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. That is 12 more than on the previous day. Of the 621 positive tested cases, 263 people, therefore over 40 percent, have recovered.

The number of deaths recorded in the Canton of Basel-Stadt remains unchanged at fifteen.

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. 997 people have tested positive so far (including the 621 Basel cases).

70 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 90 persons are in hospital. Twelve 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.