Category: Lifestyle
Health 10.07.20 | 16:06

Black record: 205 new Covid-19 cases, six patients died in past 24 hours

Over the past 24 hours, 205 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed, 336 patients have recovered, while 6 passed away, the Ministry of Health said on Friday. This is by far the highest number of new cases since the onset of the pandemic. New cases were reported in Skopje-60, Kumanovo-13, Debar-17, Stip-10,...

Health 10.07.20 | 14:28

Sveti Nikole clothing factory shut down due to Covid-19 spread

Sveti Nikole-based clothing factory “Moda” has shut down its facilities after receiving the results of the COVID-19 screening of 210 workers, said Sveti Nikole Mayor Saso Velkovski on Friday. Based on the number of new infections and recommendations from the Ministry of Health and the municipal crisis...

Health 09.07.20 | 14:07

Filipce: Health protocols when voting easy to implement, need to be respected

The recommended health protocols to ensure safe voting process for all voters and participants in the election process can be easily implemented, they just need to be respected. The State Election Commission trained the members of the Election Boards how to implement safety protocols, Health Minister...

Health 08.07.20 | 15:43

Numbers still on the rise: 8 patients die, 163 new Covid-19 cases

Over the past 24 hours 1,794 tests were performed, with 163 new COVID-19 cases confirmed, 230 patients have recovered, while 8 passed away, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday. New cases were reported in Skopje-87, Kumanovo-7, Debar-2, Stip-10, Prilep-3, Tetovo-16, Struga-8,  Ohrid-1, Kavadarci-1,...

Health 08.07.20 | 12:20

PHI: Number of Covid-19 patients between the ages of 20-39 increases, total number of new cases declining

According to the Public Health Institute’s weekly report for the period June 29 – July 5, the number of new coronavirus cases in Macedonia has decreased, while the number of recovered patients rose compared to the previous week, the Health Ministry said in a press release Wednesday. Of the 8,422...

Health 07.07.20 | 15:38

Five patients die, 120 new Covid-19 cases registered in past 24 hours

Over the past 24 hours 1,367 tests were performed, with 120 new COVID-19 cases confirmed, 125 patients have recovered, while 5 passed away, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday. Five patients passed away, two from Skopje, one from Kumanovo and two from Tetovo. New cases were reported in Skopje-63, Kumanovo-4,...

Health 06.07.20 | 13:59

5 patients die, 78 new Covid-19 cases

There were 894 tests performed over the past 24 hours, with 78 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 172 patients have recovered, while 5 passed away, the Ministry of Health said on Monday. New cases were reported in Skopje-26, Shtip-17, Tetovo-9, Gostivar-5, Sveti Nikole-5, Kumanovo-4, Struga-3, Probistip-3, Debar-1,...

Health 03.07.20 | 18:09

European Commission approves Covid-19 drug remdesivir

The European Commission says it has approved the use of the medication remdesivir to treat severe cases of Covid-19 in the European Union. “We will leave no stone unturned in our efforts to secure efficient treatments or vaccine against the coronavirus,” Stella Kyriakides, the EU’s health commissioner,...

Health 02.07.20 | 21:11

Journalists, media workers to undergo free COVID-19 screening

The Ministry of Health in the coming days will organize free COVID-19 screening for journalists and media workers after it was requested by the Association of Journalists for Macedonia. The screening process will be carried out in two cycles. At least 500 journalists and media workers working in larger...

Macedonia Health 29.06.20 | 15:56

With 12 dead, Macedonia suffers the worst daily death toll of the epidemic

The coronavirus epidemic caused the worst daily death toll so far, with 12 dead reported. The previous worst daily toll was 11, also set during the current Second Wave of the epidemic, largely caused by violations of social distancing restrictions during the month of Ramadan. The Healthcare Ministry...

Health 27.06.20 | 15:53

While Filipce assures that the health system is in excellent condition: Dramatic growth of new cases and deaths in past 24 hours

There were 1,086 tests performed over the past 24 hours, with 150 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 30 patients have recovered, while 9 passed away, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday. New cases were reported in Skopje-93, Tetovo-12, Ohrid-9, Kicevo-8, Kumanovo-7, Resen-5, Prilep-4, Stip-3, Struga-3, Gostivar-3,...

Health 25.06.20 | 12:48

Two Covid-19 patients die at Stip hospital

Two COVID-19 patients have passed away in the Stip Clinical Hospital. Hospital director Alen Gjeorgjiev told MIA that the deceased were aged 80 and 75. The 80-year old was hospitalized on June 5 while the 75-year old was brought only yesterday and passed away a few hours later. Both patients had underlying...

Health 24.06.20 | 13:31

31 units of convalescent plasma collected to treat COVID-19 patients

The Institute of Transfusion Medicine said Wednesday that 31 units of convalescent plasma have been donated for the treatment of 31 COVID-19 patients. Of these, 16 units are donated through plasmapheresis procedure and 15 through a regular blood donation, reads the press release. The Institute has developed...

Macedonia Health 19.06.20 | 18:22

Identity of people refusing self-isolation orders to be made public

The names of people refusing to accept self-isolation orders will be made public today or tomorrow at the latest, announced Health Minister Venko Filipce on Friday. Some 450 self-isolation orders are involved, according to him. Filipce said the issue had been discussed this morning by the members of...

Life 19.06.20 | 17:21

Atanas Kovacevski, EVN spokesman and former journalist, passes away

The spokesman of EVN and former journalist, Atanas Kovacevski has passed away early Friday at the age of 50. He was former journalist and news presenter in MRTV and Kanal 5 TV, and for the past several years he was spokesman of EVN Electric Power Company. Colleagues and friends mourn Kovacevski’s death...

Health 18.06.20 | 14:30

165 new coronavirus cases today – Zaev and Filipce still keep the “situation under control”

Today’s number of new Covid-19 cases registered in the country is again three-digit. According to unofficial information, about 165 new cases have been registered, of which almost 100 are from Skopje. 193 new cases and nine deaths were recorded yesterday. Hospital facilities are overcrowded and...

Health 18.06.20 | 12:02

Filipce: We’re mobilizing entire healthcare system

The Ministry of Health said a rotation system has been set in place to reinforce capacity of the Clinic for Infectious Diseases and the “8 September” hospital with medical staff and better deal with the coronavirus. According to the Ministry, 54 doctors and nurses have been reassigned from public...

Macedonia Health 18.06.20 | 11:01

No patient who was on mechanical ventilation was saved at the Infectious Diseases Clinic

Unfortunately, no patient who was on mechanical ventilation was saved at the Infectious Diseases Clinic, said the director of the clinic, Dr. Milena Stevanovic. Therefore, the recommendation of the world centers that have a huge amount of experience and that have treated patients with mechanical ventilation,...

Macedonia Health 17.06.20 | 18:37

Stevanovik: Almost 50 % of Covid-19 patients who died were taken to the hospital in later stages of the disease

The Director of the Clinic for Infectious Diseases Milena Stevanovik told a news coneference that almost 50 per cent of the Covid-19 patients who died at the clinic were taken to the hospital in later stages of the disease after spending over a week at home trying to recover without consulting their...

Macedonia Health 17.06.20 | 17:11

Filipce expects the number of hospitalized patients to grow, hospitals reorganizing capacities

We expect admitted patients to outnumber those released in the next seven days and that is why we should withstand this wave. Afterwards we expect a drop in the number of hospitalized patients, said Health Minister Venko Filipce on Wednesday. It is very important to have the situation under control and...

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