Category: Health
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...

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,...

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-...

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,...

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...

Health 24.07.20 | 15:29

6 patients die, 129 new COVID-19 cases registered in Macedonia

Of 1,535 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, 129 new COVID-19 cases were registered in Macedonia, including 45 in the capital Skopje, Health Minister Venko Filipce posted on Facebook. New cases were also registered in Kumanovo (7), Debar (1), Stip (25), Prilep (4), Tetovo (9), Struga (5), Bitola (6),...

Health 24.07.20 | 12:05

Health Ministry’s website and official email addresses hacked

The Ministry of Health said Friday its website was hacked and not running at the moment, with official email addresses of employees also down. Investigation is underway as to what exactly happened, and how long it will take to solve the problem. Communication with the media will take place via a temporary...

Health 21.07.20 | 15:39

No Covid-19-related deaths registered in past 24 hours, 163 new cases, 69 patients recover

No new coronavirus-related deaths were registered over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday. There were 1,636 tests performed with 163 confirmed COVID-19 cases, while 69 patients have recovered, the Ministry informed. New cases were reported in Skopje-52, Kumanovo-21, Debar-2, Stip-33,...

Health 20.07.20 | 14:51

Residents, employees of Radovish nursing home test positive for COVID-19

Seven residents and three employees of a nursing home in Radovish have tested positive for COVID-19, Stip’s Public Health Center director, Dr. Marija Dimitrova said Monday. The residents of the nursing home have been hospitalized, and we submitted a proposal to the Commission for Infectious Diseases...

Health 17.07.20 | 16:49

5 patients die, 164 new COVID-19 cases

There were 1,612 tests performed over the past 24 hours, with 164 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 74 patients have recovered, while 5 passed away, the Ministry of Health said on Friday. New cases were reported in Skopje-59, Sveti Nikole-23, Debar-18, Stip-17, Kumanovo-12, Gostivar-9, Tetovo-6, Struga-6, Kicevo-6,...

Health 16.07.20 | 19:09

Macedonia received 80 million euros in EU assistance to fight Covid-19

The European Commission on behalf of the EU has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Macedonia to pave the way for the disbursement of €80 million in macro-financial assistance (MFA). This is the first MoU signed as part of €3 billion MFA package that the Commission proposed for ten enlargement...

Health 14.07.20 | 18:05

135 new COVID-19 cases, 4 die

Of 1,259 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, 135 new COVID-19 cases were registered in Macedonia, including 76 in the capital Skopje. New cases were also registered in Kumanovo (6), Debar (2), Stip (6), Prilep (1), Tetvo (13), Struga (7), Bitola (3), Ohrid (1), Kavadarci (1), Gostivar (10), Gevgelija...

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