Incidence continues to rise
Basel has reported 290 new infections with Sars-CoV-2 since Friday. The seven-day incidence thus continues to rise to 440.2 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants. According to the canton’s statistics, 561 cases are considered active. There have been a total of 97,979 proven infections since the outbreak of the pandemic in February 2020. 88 Covid 19 patients are being treated in Basel hospitals, three of which show such severe symptoms that they have to be treated in the intensive care unit. The number of Covid-19 deaths remains unchanged at 306.