Category: Health
Macedonia Health 05.04.20 | 15:28

72 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Macedonia, one patient dies

72 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the country, bringing the total number of diagnosed patients to 555, the Ministry of Health informed on Sunday. The Ministry also informed that a 63-year-old man from Labunista (Struga), who was hospitalized in a very critical condition, passed away Infectious...

Macedonia Health 04.04.20 | 16:23

53 new coronavirus cases, five deaths confirmed in the country

53 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the country, thus bringing the total number of patients in the country to 483, the Ministry of Health informed on Saturday. Over the past 24 hours, two patients died of coronavirus at the Infectious Diseases Clinic in Skopje, a 71-year-old woman from Labunista...

Health 03.04.20 | 12:11

The mother infected with coronavirus is in good health and the baby is stable

The mother infected with coronavirus is in good health condition and is hospitalized at the Infectious Disease Clinic, while the baby, who tested negative for coronavirus is stable, although it was prematurely born, informed the director of the Gynecology Clinic in Skopje, Viktorija Jovanovska. The baby...

Health 03.04.20 | 11:52

Psychiatry Clinic launches three new mental health helplines

The Ministry of Health has launched in partnership with the Clinic of Psychiatry three mental health helplines for pregnant women and new mothers, people with speech and hearing impediments, as well as for people in home isolation who speak Albanian, set to remain operational for the duration of the...

Health 02.04.20 | 12:47

Filipce: Family doctors to monitor coronavirus patients cared for at home

Patients with mild form of the COVID-19 symptoms and have no risk of complications may be cared for at home. Communication link with family doctor should be established for the duration of the home care period and if possible, doctor may visit patients at home, Health Minister Venko Filipce wrote Thursday...

Health 30.03.20 | 11:18

People with coronavirus symptoms to contact doctors via phone

People who show coronavirus symptoms should only contact family doctors via telephone, the government posted on Facebook. Call your doctor on the phone, instead of going to see them in person. Your family physician can determine whether you should be tested for the coronavirus by asking our a series...

Health 26.03.20 | 18:07

500,000 face masks and 20,000 tests to arrive next week

A donation consisting of 500,000 masks and 20,000 coronavirus tests should arrive next week, Health Minister Venko Filipce said Thursday. Also, we received response from several donors, through the Norwegian government, for ventilators and they are expected to arrive in early April. We are waiting for...

Health 25.03.20 | 09:41

Maintain two-meter distance, Filipce warns

Maintain a distance of two meters when you go to the markets or interact with people, Health Minister Venko Filipce warned on Wednesday. He said that this way oness prevent the spread of coronavirus and save lives. Citizens during the incubation period may be transmitters of the virus without being aware...

Health 24.03.20 | 21:37

Youngest coronavirus patient in the country is 2-year-old child

The youngest coronavirus patient in the country is a 2-year-old child from Skopje, said Health Minister Venko Filipce on Tuesday. The child’s parents are also infected but all three have mild symptoms and are treated at home. Minister Filipce confirmed the 12 new cases over the past 24 hours, seven...

Macedonia Health 24.03.20 | 18:06

City and intercity transport in Kumanovo to be halted, all stores in open malls to be closed, except pharmacies and supermarkets

City and intercity transport in Kumanovo will be halted and all stores in open shopping malls will be closed, except pharmacies and supermarkets in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, Health Minister Venko Filipce said on Tuesday. The Ministry of Health informed Tuesday that there are...

Macedonia Health 23.03.20 | 18:14

Coronavirus outbreak will be over after two incubation cycles without new cases, Filipce says

After completing two incubation cycles without registering any new cases, we’ll know we’re effectively rid of the virus, Health Minister Venko Filipce said Monday’s press conference on Monday, voicing confidence that Macedonia will successfully overcome the coronavirus crisis. Filipce pointed...

Health 23.03.20 | 16:45

Filipce: All therapy needed for a large number of coronavirus patients provided

As more studies have come out of already applied therapy worldwide, we have provided all the therapy needed for a truly large number of coronavirus patients in our country, Health Minister Venko Filipce said at Monday’s press conference. He pointed out that this is the combination of therapy that...

Macedonia Health 18.03.20 | 23:03

Seven new coronavirus cases confirmed tonight, total number of patients in Macedonia rises to 42

As part of the early screening process for the coronavirus that began in several municipalities, 30 tests were conducted with wider indication and an additional 8 that arrived through the Infectious Diseases Clinic in Skopje this afternoon, Health Minister Venko Filipce informed Wednesday evening. Of...

Health 17.03.20 | 15:21

200 Macedonian citizens due to arrive in the country today will go into group quarantine in the Pepeliste barracks

A total of 200 Macedonian citizens due to arrive in the country will be quarantined in the Pepeliste barracks, Health Minister Venko Filipce informed on Tuesday. Filipce said these people were returning from the high-risk areas, Italy and Austria, and that is why the Pepeliste barracks would be turned...

Macedonia Health 17.03.20 | 14:51

Peak of coronavirus infections expected in a month, 2,000 people in Macedonia could get infected

The peak of coronavirus infections is expected to be in a month, 2,000 people in Macedonia could get infected. Take this information with reservation, Health Minister Venko Filipce said today, informing that 26 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Macedonia by 12 pm today. Every epidemic has a beginning,...

Health 17.03.20 | 14:41

Three new coronavirus patients are from Skopje, two are spouses, the third had symptoms for several days

The new coronavirus cases confirmed in Macedonia are from Skopje. Two of them are spouses who traveled to Bulgaria, and the third had symptoms for several days. His contacts have been mapped and the tests of the patient’s family members are pending, Health Minister Venko Filipce said at Tuesday’s...

Health 17.03.20 | 08:54

First human dosed in clinical trial of potential coronavirus vaccine

The first human volunteer has been dosed with a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus as a Phase 1 trial got under way in the US on Monday. “This is the first of multiple steps in the clinical trial process for evaluating the potential benefit of the vaccine,” said the National Institutes of...

Macedonia Health 12.03.20 | 10:11

Nine coronavirus cases registered in Macedonia so far, pandemic declared worldwide

So far nine people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Macedonia. On Wednesday 12 new people were tested, two of whom were tested positive and others were awaiting results. The measures adopted by the government are being implemented. Students and the chronically ill do not go to school and work....

Macedonia Health 11.03.20 | 19:35

Two more people from Debar test positive for coronavirus

Two more people from Debar who were in contact with the already infected have tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, Health Minister Venko Filipche said at a press conference. All their other relatives living in the same house tested negative. The patients will remain isolated and treated...

Health 10.03.20 | 14:58

There is no resident in Tetovo infected with coronavirus

There is no resident in Tetovo infected with coronavirus in Macedonia. Only one 16-year-old patient is currently being tested for the virus and the results will be known after 3 pm, Health Minister Venko Filipce said at a press conference on Tuesday.

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