Tag: corona
Macedonia 05.05.21 | 09:23

Vaccination report: Most doses issued so far were Sputnik, followed by the Astra Zeneca and Pfizer vaccines

The Healthcare Ministry issued a vaccination report, informing that 75,000 doses have been issued so far. Most were of the Sputnik vaccine – 34,177 in total, of them 22,768 were given as the first dose, and 11,409 as the second dose. Pfizer and Astra Zeneca are in second place. A total of 19,858...

Macedonia 05.05.21 | 09:10

Overnight curfew begins at 23h

The Government changed the curfew and the closing time for cafes and restaurants. Starting on Wednesday, the overnight curfew begins at 23h and ends, as before, at 5h. Cafes and restaurants can have their outdoor patio areas open until 22:30h. Additionally, the Government introduced quarantine for travelers...

Macedonia 04.05.21 | 10:37

Weekly corona report: Deaths down by 21 percent

There were 167 coronavirus deaths in 22 cities in the past week in Macedonia, which marks a reduction of 20.9 percent. Of the deceased, 150 were over 60, 15 were aged between 50 and 59 and one each were in the categories between 30-39 and 40-49 years. Almost 15,000 tests were conducted during the past...

Macedonia 03.05.21 | 12:08

Starting Wednesday, the curfew will begin at 23h

The overnight curfew will be reduced by two hours starting Wednesday. The curfew will begin at 23h and end at 5h. The proposal will be put before the Government today. Additionally, cafes and restaurants will be allowed to remain open until 22:30h. They will continue to work only in the open patio areas...

Macedonia 02.05.21 | 20:11

Corona epidemic: Healthcare Ministry reports 25 deaths and additional 20 that were left unreported in April

The Healthcare Ministry reported 45 deaths from the coronavirus infection today. Twenty of the deceased actually died in early April, but were added to the registry today, under a controversial public relations approach that led to deaths from the peak of the Third Wave being under-reported. The total...

Macedonia 02.05.21 | 13:00

Over 1,100 patients hospitalized with Covid-19

The Healthcare Ministry informs that a little over 1,100 patients are currently hospitalized with Covid-19. There are 740 spare beds in the public healthcare system. Of them, 465 are cared for in the clinics in the capital Skopje, which usually treat the more serious cases. General hospitals across the...

Macedonia 30.04.21 | 19:54

Corona report: 37 deaths, 365 new cases

The Healthcare Ministry informed that 37 patients died of the coronavirus infection – 27 of them during the past day and 10 were first added to the toll even though they died over a 10 day period in April. The ages of the deceased ranged from 50 to 89. The Ministry also informed that 365 citizens...

Macedonia 29.04.21 | 18:47

Very high toll reported: 46 deaths in one day

A very high Covid toll of 46 deaths was reported by the Healthcare Ministry today. Three of the patients who died were aged 54, while the oldest deceased patient was 93. This brings the total death toll of the epidemic to 4,818. The number of newly diagnosed cases remains relatively low, at 433 cases...

Macedonia 28.04.21 | 17:03

Corona report: 30 deaths, 447 new cases

Thirty coronavirus patients died over the past day and 447 people were newly diagnosed with the illness, the Healthcare Ministry reported. The deceased patients were aged between 56 and 92. The total death toll of the epidemic now stands at 4,772. The 447 new cases were diagnosed out of 3,034 tests....

Macedonia 27.04.21 | 19:30

Corona report: 28 deaths, 450 newly diagnosed patients

The Healthcare Ministry reported 28 deaths from Covid-19 during the past day. This includes four patients from Bitola who died over the month of April but their deaths are added to the official toll only now. The deceased were aged between 57 and 88. The total death toll now stands at 4,742. The number...

Macedonia 25.04.21 | 17:51

Corona report: 27 deaths, decline in the number of active cases

The Healthcare Ministry informed that 27 coronavirus patients died over the past day. The deceased were aged between 51 and 91. The total death toll of the pandemic now stands at 4,677. The Ministry also informed that 314 new cases were diagnosed, out of total 2,362 tests. The number of active cases...

Macedonia 24.04.21 | 16:52

Corona report: 24 deaths, 364 newly diagnosed cases

24 coronavirus patients died over the past day, the Healthcare Ministry informed. They include a 40 year old patient from Skopje, and four patients in their 50-ies. The total death toll of the epidemic has now reached 4,443. The Ministry also reported 364 new cases – a relatively low number typical...

Macedonia 23.04.21 | 15:55

Corona report: 33 deaths, 489 new cases

A total of 33 patients died from Covid-19 during the past day, the Healthcare Ministry informed. About half of the deceased patients were from the capital Skopje, and five were from Prilep. Their ages ranged from 47 to 91. The total death toll of the epidemic now stands at 4,628. The Ministry also informed...

Macedonia 23.04.21 | 09:23

Doctor Senat Grbovic (53) died of coronavirus infection

Doctor Senat Grbovic, who worked in a emergency response team in Skopje, died aged 53 from coronavirus complications, the Association of young doctors announced. We lost another doctor to the pandemic. Condolences to the family, the Association said in its message.

World 23.04.21 | 09:12

V4: Hungary vaccinated 3,5 million citizens

Three and a half million Hungarians have been vaccinated, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban annunced today, the V4 news agency reported. We are restarting Hungary! the Prime Minister said on his social media accounts. The country leads Europe in terms of vaccinations and was open to various sources...

Macedonia 23.04.21 | 09:07

The Economist: Macedonia had a high rate of excess deaths in 2020, which were not attributed to Covid-19

A report by The Economist found that Macedonia had 5,870 excess death in April – December 2020 than during a regular year – twice more than the reported Covid-19 deaths for the same period. The magazine is comparing the death rate during previous years to that during the pandemic months of...

Macedonia 22.04.21 | 15:27

Healthcare authorities cover for Centar Mayor Sasa Bogdanovic after he was caught violating coronavirus restrictions

Centar Mayor Sasa Bogdanovic offered several diverging explanations after he was caught violating the curfew on Tuesday evening, sitting in a restaurant with his party. All restaurants and cafes should be closed, except for take-out, but Bogdanovic is not facing any repercussions for his obvious violation...

Macedonia 21.04.21 | 14:43

SDSM member of Parliament who voted in a hazmat suit while infected, returns to work after her isolation order expired

Biljana Kostadinovska – Stojcevska, an SDSM member of Parliament who was one of the two infected representatives who came to a vote this Sunday, announced that she is no longer in isolation and will attend Parliament sessions without the protective gear. Kostadinovska and Miroslav Bogdanovski were...

Macedonia 21.04.21 | 09:35

Another week of coronavirus restrictions

The coronavirus restrictions are officially extended for another week, until April 27th. The restrictions include an overnight curfew that begins at 20h and lasts until 5h. Restaurants and cafes are banned for seating guests and can only issue food and drinks for take-out. Gyms are also closed and companies...

Macedonia 21.04.21 | 09:30

Centar Mayor Sasa Bogdanovic filmed in a restaurant in violation of coronavirus restrictions

Sasa Bogdanovic, the Mayor of Skopje’s Centar district, was filmed yesterday in a restaurant, together with his party. This is in violation of the coronavirus rules that mandate all restaurants to be closed and serve only take-out. Bogdanovic did not address the incident directly, but posted on...

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