Out of 2,911 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 493 new cases were registered and 17 patients passed away, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

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

Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 210,938 confirmed coronavirus cases. The death toll stands at 7,390. At the moment, there are 8,391 active cases across the country.