Out of 2,562 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 326 new cases were registered and 8 patients passed away, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

The Ministry also added 6 deaths to the report that occurred in November and December.

Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 220,169 confirmed coronavirus cases. The death toll stands at 7,768. At the moment, there are 5,498 active cases across the country.