Category: Lifestyle
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,...

Health 29.07.20 | 21:51

Filipce: As of next week, 8 September hospital to reopen remaining wards, Covid-19 situation under control

Health Minister Venko Filipce said Wednesday the COVID-19 situation in the country is stable because nearly 15 per cent of all tests come back positive, through which a great number of asymptomatic cases have been traced. Testing all those showing symptoms and those who have been exposed and are considered...

Health 29.07.20 | 18:28

5 patients die, 188 new Covid-19 cases

Macedonia in the past 24 hours registered 188 new COVID-19 cases and 268 patients who have recovered. Five patients died in the same period, the Health Ministry said Wednesday. The patients, from Bitola, Tetovo and Skopje, were aged 61-78 A majority of the new cases were registered in the capital Skopje,...

Life Macedonia 27.07.20 | 18:40

Foreign visitors mostly complain about road networks and cleanliness of public areas

Cleanliness of public areas and road network have ranked lowest on a 2019 survey of foreign visitors at border crossings. People’s friendliness, on the other hand, received the highest rating. According to State Statistical Office data, the average rating of services by foreign visitors at border crossings...

Health 27.07.20 | 18:17

COVID-19 patients undergo physical therapy at Infectious Diseases Clinic

Patients hospitalized at Skopje’s Clinic for Infectious Diseases get proper treatment. Those admitted with COVID-19 are treated both for the infection and undergo physical therapy which improves mental and physical health and the functioning of the respiratory system, the Health Ministry said in a...

Health 27.07.20 | 17:55

German Embassy donates EUR 152,000 to several hospitals in Macedonia

The German Ambassador to Macedonia Anke Holstein signed Monday agreements for donation of EUR 152,000 to Stip Clinical Hospital, Kumanovo General Hospital, Borka Taleski General Hospital in Prilep and Gostivar Health Centre. The donation is aimed at supporting the country in coping with COVID-19 pandemic...

Health 25.07.20 | 18:13

Macedonia registers 137 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

Of 1,542 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, 137 new COVID-19 cases were registered in Macedonia. A majority of those – 60 cases – were registered in Skopje, followed by Shtip (16), Kumanovo (13), Gostivar (11), Tetovo (7), Kichevo (5), Debar (5), Bitola (5), Prilep (3), Veles (3), Sveti Nikole...

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