Out of 4,072 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 554 new cases were registered and 17 patients passed away, including young patients aged 33, 34 and 36, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 187,622 confirmed coronavirus cases. The death toll stands at 6,489. At the moment, there are 12,433 active cases across the country.