Category: Lifestyle
Health 19.04.20 | 19:12

Filipce: The curve for the spread of the virus in our country shows that 10 people infect about 10 other people

The curve for the spread of the virus in our country shows that 10 people in the country infect about 10 other people, said Minister Venko Filipce in Sunday’s interview with “Deutsche Welle”. Answering the question whether it is possible to plan when elections will be held in the country,...

Health 19.04.20 | 18:46

Filipce: It is too early to say whether summer vacation plans should be put off

In an interview with Deutsche Welle, Health Minister Venko Filipce announced that it is being considered to gradually reduce restrictive measures, but exactly when that will happen will be considered next week, when the Commission on Infectious Diseases summarizes the numbers of newly infected and will...

Health 18.04.20 | 13:14

Over 70 percent of COVID-19 patients from Skopje, Kumanovo and Prilep

The Public Health Institute said Saturday that 71.8 percent of the 1,117 COVID-19 patients in the country are located in three cities – Skopje (388), Kumanovo (311) and Prilep (103). COVID-19 cases have been registered in 21 cities across the country. The patients’ age ranges between 0-91 years,...

Life 18.04.20 | 10:39

Great Saturday, the day between death and resurrection

Great Saturday is the day after Good Friday. It is the day before Easter and the last day of Holy Week in which Christians prepare for Easter. It commemorates the day that Jesus’ body lay in the tomb and the Harrowing of Hell. On Great Saturday the Church contemplates the mystery of the Lord’s...

Macedonia Health 17.04.20 | 21:39

Antibody screening tests planned in middle or end of summer

Antibody screening tests are planned in our strategy, not now but in the middle or the end of summer, said Health Minister Venko Filipce on Friday. We are planning to do the screening by age groups, sometime in the summer, in order to assess the immunity of people over the age of 65, school children...

Macedonia Health 17.04.20 | 21:04

Total number of recovered patients in our country stands at 139

It is good to see recovering patients on a daily basis. Today there are 18, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 139, said Health Minister Venko Filipce on Friday. Minister Filipce confirmed the 36 new new cases and three deceased patients. The number of registered cases now stands at 1,117...

Macedonia Health 17.04.20 | 20:31

All patients from the Kumanovo hospital transferred to the Infectious Disease Clinic in Skopje

The Minister of Health Venko Filipce said at Friday’s press conference at his home that since the number of employees in the hospital in Kumanovo has decreased as many of them are in self-isolation, all hospitalized patients from this hospital have been transferred to the Infectious Disease Clinic...

Health 14.04.20 | 16:52

Kicevo resident, infected with coronavirus, arrived from abroad and was in state-run quarantine

According to the latest information by the Center for Public Health, for the first time, a person with a permanent place of residence in Kicevo was confirmed to have been infected with Covid-19. This person, as reported by the Municipality of Kicevo, has not been staying in the city for the last seven...

Health 13.04.20 | 10:50

Prilep new coronavirus hot spot, Osmani, Sekerinska, Sugareski to meet members of the city’s crisis management center

Deputy PM and chief coordinator of local self-government crisis management bodies against COVID-19, Bujar Osmani, Defense Minister Radmila Shekerinska and Minister of Transport and Communication Goran Sugareski will meet Monday with members of the Prilep crisis management body. 14 new coronavirus cases...

Life 13.04.20 | 10:02

Sunny weather with temperatures up to 23C

The weather will be sunny on Monday across the country. Moderate to strong west winds expected in western parts and southeast winds along Povardarie region. Temperatures will range between 16C and 24C. Similar weather in Skopje with temperatures up to 23C.

Macedonia Health 10.04.20 | 19:50

Filipce does not rule out the possibility that the coronavirus was present in Macedonia much earlier

The virus was detected in the woman, but it is difficult to say what caused the death. However, in the direction of a significantly higher number of flu patients, 37,000, as opposed to 20,000 historically seen years ago, it is possible that the virus was present earlier. Especially considering that there...

Health 09.04.20 | 08:48

The youngest coronavirus patient in Macedonia is a few months old baby

A few months old baby has been infected with coronavirus, “Sloboden pecat” reported, citing Ministry of Health sources. The Wednesday’s report of the Public Health Institute states that it the age of the patients ranges from 0 to 91 years. Earlier, the youngest patient infected with...

Life 09.04.20 | 08:39

Sunny weather accompanied by low to moderate winds

The weather will be sunny on Thursday across the country, accompanied by low to moderate northeast winds. Temperatures will range between 15C and 22C.

Health 08.04.20 | 19:13

Two coronavirus patients from Stip, who are treated at home, cured

Two coronavirus patients from Stip, with mild symptoms, have been cured after testing negative to COVID-19 twice, the Health Ministry said Wednesday citing updates of the Institute of Public Health. At the moment, four patients are hospitalized in Stip hospital. 14 patients with mild symptoms are treated...

Macedonia Health 07.04.20 | 14:59

5 people die from coronavirus, 29 new cases registered

Four coronavirus patients have passed away at the Skopje-based Clinic for Infectious Diseases – a 52-year-old man from Kumanovo, a 65-year-old woman from the village of Labunista near Struga, a 62-year-old woman from the village of Celopek near Tetovo, and an 81-year-old woman from Stip. A 53-year-old...

Macedonia Health 07.04.20 | 09:52

Three people died from Covid-19 last night, two from Kumanovo and a 67-year-old from Kratovo

A 67-year-old man from Kratovo, who was hospitalized three days ago, died last night at the “8 September” hospital in Skopje, hospital sources told Sitel. Earlier, two men from Kumanovo died at the age of 52, one died at home while the other died at the Infectious Disease Clinic in Skopje....

Life 07.04.20 | 08:55

Sunny weather with temperatures up to 20C

The weather will be sunny, warm and stable on Tuesday across the country. Temperatures will range between 8C and 20C. Similar weather in Skopje with temperatures up to 20C.

Health 06.04.20 | 22:50

‘8 September’ hospital prepared to deal with COVID-19 spread

The Skopje City General Hospital ‘8 September’ is prepared to deal with the spread of the coronavirus, the government said in a press release on Monday. Thus far, only coronavirus patients and those suspected to have been infected with the virus who required various surgical procedures were admitted...

Health 06.04.20 | 19:44

Citizens to self-isolate for 14 days after release from state quarantine

Experts recommend that people who have been placed in 14-days state quarantine after returning from abroad, should remain in home isolation for another 14 days after being released, because they stayed in group quarantine centers, PM Oliver Spasovski said at a press conference on Monday, in answer to...

Health 06.04.20 | 18:16

Dr. Mikikj: Restrictive measures are necessary

Restrictions on movement enforced as of Wednesday are simply a must in order to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, said doctor Vladimir Mikikj of the Institute for Public Health. I know the restrictive measures will be met by some with lack of trust, but to put it simply, they are necessary. At...