The number of active Covid cases across the country stands at 8,037, most of which were registered in Skopje, according to data released Friday by the Institute of Public Health. Out of 2,349 COVID-19 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 342 new cases were registered 348 patients recovered and 7 passed away.

The Health Ministry urges citizens to get vaccinated, because this is the only way to achieve collective immunity and prevent the spread of SARS‑CoV‑2 mutations.

In the period Aug. 6 – Dec. 2, 69% of people who tested positive for COVID-19 were unvaccinated, and 31% were fully vaccinated. Of the COVID-19 fatalities, 79% were unvaccinated, and 21% were vaccinated, shows the Ministry of Health’s analysis released on Friday.