Category: Lifestyle
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...

Life 14.07.20 | 16:33

July 15, non-working day for all citizens due to elections

In line with the conclusion adopted at the government’s 74th session, July 15 has been declared a state holiday to hold early parliamentary election and employees will not be required to work extra hours as a result, the government said in a press release on Tuesday. Institutions, enterprises and organizations...

Health 13.07.20 | 16:25

Filipce: Last week there was a slight increase in number of newly diagnosed COVID-19 cases, but not higher than the previous three weeks

Health Minister Venko Filipce said Monday that he does not expect increased influx of COVID-19 patients in the future that will be admitted to the hospitals. The trends in new cases are approximately the same and the percentage of hospitalized patients from the total number of newly diagnosed is the...

Health 11.07.20 | 19:40

Filipce seeks another term in office, while the healthcare is on the verge of collapse: 8 die, 199 new coronavirus cases

In the past 24 hours, 199 new COVID-19 cases were registered in the country. Of those, 90 confirmed cases were reported in the capital Skopje. Eight patients died of coronavirus-related complications. In the same period, 1,545 tests were conducted. In addition to Skopje, new cases were also registered...

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,...

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