The number of newly infected coronavirus patients rose over 1,000 today again – the Healthcare Ministry reported 1,039 new cases out of 3,143 tests conducted over the past 24 hours.

Half of the cases were reported in Skopje, followed by Prilep with 83 cases.

There were 15 new Covid-19 deaths – six of them in Prilep. The ages of the deceased patients were mostly in the 60-ies, and ranged from 55 to 84. The death toll now stands at 1,561 and there are 20,711 active cases.