Coronavirus daily bulletin: 951 confirmed cases in the Canton of Basel-Stadt

30/04/2020 (09:35)
Press release
Department of Health

As of 09:00 on Thursday, 30 April 2020, the Department of Health Basel-Stadt announced a total of 951 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt, as well as one further death.

As of 09:00 on Thursday, 30 April 2020, there are a total of 951 positive cases among people living in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. That is five more than on the previous day. Of the 951 positive cases, 828 people, therefore more than 85 percent of it, have recovered.

Another person has died because of a Covid-19 infection in the Canton of Basel-Stadt. Deceased has a 81-year-old-man with pre-existing conditions. This now brings the total number of deaths in the Canton of Basel-Stadt to 50.

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. 1468 people have tested positive so far (including the 951 Basel cases).

17 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 24 persons are in hospital. Eight people in total require intensive care. The other patients are in the normal ward.

Because of Labour Day tomorrow and the weekend afterwards the next daily bulletin will be published on Monday, 04 Mai 20202 again.

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