Out of 2,869 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 17 new cases were registered, 7 patients recovered and a 70-year old patient from Skopje passed away, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 155,981 confirmed coronavirus cases. The death toll stands at 5,489. At the moment, there are 241 active cases across the country.