Category: Lifestyle
07.04.21 | 17:23

European agency finds AstraZeneca shot can cause rare blood clots

The safety committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has found that the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine can cause unusual blood clots with low blood platelets, but stresses the overall benefits of the shot in preventing coronavirus outweigh the risks of side effects, CNN reported. The committee...

16.02.21 | 09:22

Yellow weather warning issued for Macedonia

Yellow weather warning has been issued for Macedonia as temperatures are set to drop to -18C. Mostly sunny and cold across the country, accompanied by weak northwesterly winds. Lows will range from -18C to -7C and highs between -3C and 5C. Similar weather in Skopje with temperatures ranging between -12C...

28.01.21 | 17:40

336 new Covid-19 cases, 10 patients die, 385 recover

Out of 1,964 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 336 new cases were registered, 385 patients have recovered and 10 passed away, the Health Ministry said on Thursday. New cases were registered in: Skopje – 145, Kavadarci – 27, Ohrid – 25, Prilep – 17,...

23.01.21 | 19:21

Number of newly diagnosed corona patients is rising again, 11 people die

Out of 2,013 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 347 new cases were registered, 378 patients have recovered and 11 died, the Health Ministry said on Saturday. New cases were registered in: Skopje-179, Kumanovo-24, Tetovo-14, Prilep-5, Gostivar-8, Stip-13, Bitola-1, Veles-11,...

18.01.21 | 09:12

Mostly sunny and cold across the country

Mostly sunny and cold across the country and moderately cloudy in the morning in western parts. Light to moderate northerly winds are expected. Temperatures will range between -6C and 4C. Similar weather in Skopje with temperatures up to 1C.

11.01.21 | 19:31

Ivermectin drug expected in pharmacies nationwide as of Tuesday

The ivermectin drug that is used to treat COVID-19 patients has already arrived in the country and will be available in pharmacies nationwide as of Tuesday, Agency for Medicine and Medical Devices (MALMED) director Lirim Shabani told MIA. The price of the drug, as pointed out by the director, will be...

05.01.21 | 12:08

To stay safe, believers can break bread online

Challenger.mk co-founder and front-end developer Stefan Aleksikj has created Paricheto.mk, a digital platform aimed at people who cannot get together to break bread with their friends or family on Orthodox Christmas Eve this year. “I’d like for people to celebrate the holidays safely,” Aleksikj...

25.12.20 | 11:08

January 1, non-working day for all citizens of Macedonia

January 1-New Year’s Day (Friday) is non-working for all citizens, in line with the Law on Holidays, says the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy.

05.12.20 | 14:03

Filipce: 833,000 Covid-19 vaccines provided – vaccination will be free of charge

The Minister of Health, Venko Filipce, informed Saturday that intensive activities are underway to prepare the healthcare system for the Covid-19 vaccination. We have provided 833,000 vaccines for 400,000 citizens through the Covax mechanism. Vaccination will be free for the citizens and will be performed...

12.11.20 | 09:26

Macedonia wakes up to dense fog, temperatures to range between 11C and 19C

Thursday starts with fog and some clouds in the valleys and along the Povardarie region, but skies are expected to clear as mostly sunny weather moves in for the afternoon. Expect gentle south wind. Lows will range from -2C to 5C, and highs between 11C and 19C. Similar weather in Skopje with temperatures...

09.10.20 | 18:38

Health Ministry urges citizens to be responsible, wear face masks and maintain distance

The Ministry of Health urged Friday all citizens to be responsible and conscientious, to observe the protection measures against the spread of Covid-19. According to the ministry, these are measures that protect our own health, but also the health of everyone around us – loved ones, parents, friends. Wearing...

12.09.20 | 22:54

After 40 years, Otesevo specialized hospital to undergo renovation

Health Minister Venko Filipce on Saturday announced that three wards of the specialized hospital for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of chronic and respiratory disorders in Otesevo will be reconstructed. It is a hospital, he said, that is one of a kind in the country due to the characteristics...

07.09.20 | 09:11

Sunny weather with temperatures up to 35C

Cool morning will lead to sunshine throughout the day and moderate southern wind. Lows range from 6C to 17C and highs between 29C and 35C. Mainly sunny in Skopje with temperature from 13C to 32C.

12.08.20 | 17:09

Young Swedish people leave home at 18, Macedonians at over 30

According to Eurostat data, young people in Macedonia and other countries in the region move out at over 30 years old. Young adults in Macedonia remain living with their parents until the age of 31.8, followed by Montenegro – 31.1, Serbia – 31.1 and Turkey 27.5. Eurostat provides no data for Bosnia...

10.08.20 | 18:47

109 new COVID-19 cases, 1 patient dies

There were 762 tests performed over the past 24 hours, with 109 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 422 patients have recovered, while one passed away, the Ministry of Health said on Monday. New cases were reported in Skopje-20, Kumanovo-16, Kavadarci-15, Stip-13, Gostivar-10, Kicevo-7, Sveti Nikole-5, Veles-4,...

09.08.20 | 11:40

Inaugural edition of “Tose Proeski” swimming marathon takes place in Krusevo

“Vardar 2018” swim club, supported by the municipality of Krusevo, is staging on Sunday the inaugural edition of the Krusevo marathon, dedicated to late singer Tose Proeski. The 2.5 km marathon will take place on Krusevo Lake at 11 am. Marathon organizers explained why the event is dedicated to...

06.08.20 | 15:45

A 22-year-old patient and five others die, 113 new Covid-19 cases

There were 1,543 tests performed over the past 24 hours, with 113 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 259 patients have recovered, while 6 passed away, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday. New cases were reported in Skopje-35, Kumanovo-12, Stip-23, Prilep-1, Tetovo-5, Struga-1, Bitola-7, Ohrid-6, Gostivar-15,...

05.08.20 | 15:28

88 new COVID-19 cases, 6 patients die

There were 1,507 tests performed over the past 24 hours, with 88 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 113 patients have recovered, while 6 passed away, the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday. New cases were reported in Skopje-23, Kumanovo-8, Debar-2, Stip- 10, Prlipe- 3, Tetovo – 2, Struga-11, Veles-...

05.08.20 | 14:10

New Lonely Planet video promotes active tourism in Macedonia

A two-minute promotional video featured on Lonely Planet’s travel advice website ranks Macedonia as one of the world’s top active tourism destinations. The video premiered earlier this week, as part of the “Daydream During Covid” series set to inspire global audiences to visit different destinations,...

05.08.20 | 10:41

Coronavirus spread is decreasing, according to a report by the Public Health Institute

The basic reproduction number for COVID-19 in Macedonia, i.e. the expected number of cases directly generated by one case, has declined and now stands at 0.9, the Health Ministry said in a press release Wednesday. “According to the Public Health Institute’s weekly report for the period July 27 –...

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