Out of 5,489 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 373 new cases were registered and 12 patients passed away, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

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

Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 224,507 confirmed coronavirus cases. The death toll stands at 7,953. At the moment, there are 5,006 active cases across the country