Tag: Cair
Macedonia 01.07.20 | 15:56

Thirteen charges over a wedding held in Cair during the corona curfew

Police has prepared charges against 13 people who took part in a wedding held in Skopje’s Cair district in mid June. This was done in violation of the strict ban on large public gatherings. The wedding took place on a residential street in Cair. The same majority Muslim Albanian district sees record...

Macedonia 01.07.20 | 15:28

Covid 19 toll: Four men die – all in their 50ies – and 120 newly diagnosed patients

Four patients, all of them from Skopje and in their 50ies, died from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, the Healthcare Ministry reported. Skopje is the worst hit city in Macedonia during the Second Wave of the epidemic, driven mainly by disregard for social distancing rules during the Muslim month...

Macedonia 24.06.20 | 16:43

Corona epidemic: Over 350 patients hospitalized, Cair remains the worst affected part of the country

The number of patients treated in the now three clinics in Skopje set aside for the most serious Covid-19 cases has dropped slightly to 229, after reaching 250 yesterday, and there are more than a 100 patients treated in hospitals in Bitola, Stip, Prilep and other cities, bringing the total over 350...

Macedonia 23.06.20 | 17:23

Skopje’s main hotspot of Cair now has more than 400 active corona cases

The number of active Covid-19 cases in Skopje’s Cair district surpassed 400. The central, majority Muslim municipality has by far the most cases in the city, far above other larger districts such as Aerodrom (136), Gazi Baba (150) and Butel (138). Much of the Second Wave of the epidemic was caused...

Macedonia 22.06.20 | 19:43

Charges filed against five men who violated the Ramadan curfew in a case that outraged the public

The Interior Ministry filed criminal charges against five men from Cair in Skopje, who were filmed dancing in a street, celebrating Ramadan Bajram (Eid) in the midst of the coronavirus curfew. Cair has by far the worst rate of coronavirus infections in the country and disregard for social distancing...

Macedonia 19.06.20 | 18:07

1,593 active COVID-19 cases in Skopje, most in Cair

Since the onset of the COVID-19 epidemic, 4,820 cases have been registered in  Macedonia, of which 2,735 are still active, while a total of 222 people have passed away, the Health Ministry said in a press release Friday. Most active cases are currently registered in Skopje-1,593. The Municipality of...

Macedonia 12.06.20 | 16:52

Skopje’s Cair remains by far the worst affected area in Macedonia

The daily breakdown of active Covid-19 cases shows that Skopje’s Cair district remains the most affected part of the capital and the country overall. Cair has 235 active cases, far more than Gazi Baba, which comes second with 89 cases, Butel (88), Aerodrom and Centar (87 each). The high toll in...

Macedonia 11.06.20 | 16:01

Someone stole the evidence in the case of the expectant mother who lied on her corona survey and endangered an entire clinic

The shocking incident of the expectant mother who lied on her Covid-19 survey and was admitted to a clinic meant for women who are not infected, took another bizarre turn today. The SDK.mk news site reports that the survey the woman made when admitted to the Cair public gynecology clinic had a page stolen...

Macedonia 10.06.20 | 20:02

Expectant mother who was Covid-19 positive lied on her survey and was admitted to a gynecology clinic set aside for patients who don’t have the virus

An expectant mother treated at the Cair gynecology clinic lied to the doctors about the fact that her father in law has the coronavirus. This prompted a major scare in the clinic which is specifically set aside for expectant mothers who are not positive to the virus, and all patients are required to...

Macedonia 08.06.20 | 09:57

1,226 active COVID-19 cases in Macedonia, 152 of them in Cair

111 COVID-19 cases were confirmed Macedonia on Sunday and the number of active cases stands at 1,226. Two people died and six patients recovered. Most of the new cases are registered in Skopje-63, followed by Kumanovo (11), Stip (12), Tetovo (8), Veles (3), Ohrid (1), Gostivar (3), Kriva Palanka (1),...

Macedonia 07.06.20 | 23:04

Police arrests 15 curfew violators in Skopje’s worst affected area

Police officers arrested 15 citizens on Sunday for violating the curfew. The arrests were made in the area of the Bit Pazar police station, in the central Cair municipality, which is the worst affected in the second wave of the coronavirus. The often lawless, majority ethnic Albanian part of the city...

Macedonia 02.06.20 | 10:15

Measures for whole of Skopje, not just putting Cair on lockdown, says Cair Mayor Ganiu

We took measures according to all recommendations given to us, what we had under our competence we as a municipality did our best, claims the mayor of Cair, Visar Ganiu, who went on Monday into self-isolation due to contact with an infected person. We were considered a municipality that had the least...

Macedonia 19.05.20 | 17:56

Just one gathering in Skopje led to over 20 infections

One family gathering in the Cair part of Skopje led to over 20 infections, said Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce today, as he asked the public to refrain from holding large gatherings. The Islamic month of Ramadan includes large evening dinners but the Government hasn’t moved strongly to prohibit...

Macedonia 06.05.20 | 17:27

Incident in Cair, shots were fired close to a DUI party office

Shots were fired recently in Skopje’s Cair district, close to a DUI party office. There are still no details about the incident, and if it was linked to the party. Eyewitnesses have reported of a heated argument that escalated into a fist-fight and eventually a gun-fight.

Macedonia 08.04.20 | 14:04

Three men found dead in various locations in Skopje, no initial connection to the coronavirus epidemic is suspected

Three persons were found dead today, across the capital Skopje. So far there is no confirmation that the incidents are linked with the coronavirus epidemic. One man died while jogging along the Vardar river. Police and a medical team were called up but it was too late to save him. The identity is still...

Macedonia 15.03.20 | 11:21

TV21 crew threatened while filming Cair shops who violate the order to close down

TV21 broadcast a report from Skopje’s Cair district, where tea shop owners are refusing to close in line with the orders meant to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The female reported confronted the owner in one such shop in the often lawless part of the city, and told him that the Government...

Macedonia 04.03.20 | 17:22

Taravari attacks DUI for not renaming the Cair schools sooner

Arben Taravari from the Alliance of Albanians mocked the move by DUI party officials to rename two schools in Skopje’s Cair district. The move is ethnically sensitive, as the schools were named after a Macedonian poet/enlightenment figure, and are now named after an Albanian politician and a 2001...

Macedonia 04.03.20 | 17:00

Mickoski: Zaev makes the Macedonians feel like second class citizens

Zoran Zaev set a new record in changing his position, said opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski. On Tuesday, Zaev said that the move by the Albanian led Education Ministry to rename two schools in Skopje who were named after Macedonian figures into Albanian – in the case of one of them, the school...

Macedonia 04.03.20 | 15:53

If the names of schools are more important than the conditions for teaching, we do not live in the 21st century!

The names of the schools cannot be more important than the conditions for teaching and the conditions of the building for the Ministry of Education, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said Wednesday, answering a reporter’s question in relation to the renaming of two schools in Cair. If in our...

Macedonia 04.03.20 | 11:16

Multiethnic Zaev vs. Zoran Zaev: Changing the names of the schools in Cair is lawful

The former prime minister and current leader of SDSM Zoran Zaev has changed his mind again and has denied his own statement over the renaming of the schools in Cair. Yesterday he said the decision to change the names of the two primary schools in Skopje’s Cair municipality from “Nikola Vapcarov”...

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