Category: Lifestyle
Health 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,...

Life 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.

Health 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...

Life 05.01.21 | 12:08

To stay safe, believers can break bread online co-founder and front-end developer Stefan Aleksikj has created, 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...

Life 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.

Macedonia Health 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...

Life 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...

Macedonia Health 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...

Health 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...

Life 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.

Life 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...

Health 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,...

Life 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...

Health 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,...

Health 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-...

Life 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,...

Health 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 –...

Health 03.08.20 | 11:39

Filipce urges people who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate blood plasma

Until now we have secured 61 units of convalescent plasma for treatment of COVID-9 patients, says Health Minister Venko Filipce. A person who has recovered from the coronavirus can donate blood plasma, Minister Filipce says in a Facebook post. Let’s be humane and help patients who are still fighting...

Health 31.07.20 | 18:40

Baby born weighing 690g heads home after 3 months in NICU

After spending three months and four days at the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), preterm baby Inara was allowed to go home on Friday, healthy and stable. Baby Inara was born on 27 April at 28 weeks of gestation at the University Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics in Skopje. Weighing just 690 g,...

Health 31.07.20 | 16:43

139 new COVID-19 cases, 6 patients die

Of 1,377 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, 139 new COVID-19 cases were registered in Macedonia. A majority of those – 36 cases – were registered in Skopje, followed by Gostivar -16, Kicevo -15, Tetovo -14, Kumanovo – 11, Stip – 11, Struga – 8, Vinica – 6, Kavadarci – 5, Veles – 4,...