Tag: corona
Macedonia 03.12.20 | 15:14

Two female Covid-19 patients died in Debar

Two patients died of Covid-19 in the Debar hospital overnight, hospital manager Baki Halili said. The patients, a woman from Debar and a woman from Rostuse, both had prior health issues and succumbed to the disease after midnight and early this morning. There are currently 12 patients treated in the...

Macedonia 02.12.20 | 13:25

Covid clinics in Skopje admit 30 new patients, discharge 32

A total of 30 Covid-19 patients were admitted to clinics in the capital Skopje over the past 24 hours, and 32 were discharged, bringing the total of patients to 452. The most severe cases are treated in the capital, especially in the Infectious Diseases Clinic and the 8th of September hospital, which...

Macedonia 02.12.20 | 10:56

Government orders that Covid-19 victims can’t be exhumed for at least a year

Based on a recommendation from the Infectious Diseases Committee, the Government ordered a ban on exhumation and re-burial of Covid-19 victims for a year after their death. The Government adopted a protocol about the burial of deceased patients, which includes the wrapping, transportation and the type...

Macedonia 01.12.20 | 13:41

Someone stole the wallet of a deceased Covid-19 patient in the Mother Teresa clinic in Skopje

Police is investigating the robbery of a deceased Covid-19 patient that was reported by his family. The patient, 72 year old D.K. from Skopje, died in the Mother Teresa complex in Skopje, and when the family claimed the body they realized that his wallet with money and personal documents, as well as...

Macedonia 01.12.20 | 09:01

Corona report: 32 deaths and 336 new cases

The Healthcare Ministry reported 32 deaths from Covid-19 over the past day. There were 12 deceased patients from the capital Skopje, three from Tetovo, and two each from Struga, Ohrid, Strumica, Radovis. Their ages ranged from 51 to 82. This brings the total death toll of the epidemic to 1,763. There...

Macedonia 30.11.20 | 15:24

Resen radiologist Poliksena Stojanovska – Gjorgievska died of Covid-19

Radiologist Poliksena Stojanovska – Gjorgievska from the Resen hospital is the latest doctor to die from Covid-19. The hospital informed the public today that Stojanovska lost the battle with the illness. She was a wonderful person, a great professional and an irreplaceable wife and mother. We...

Macedonia 29.11.20 | 21:59

Corona report: 32 deaths and 820 newly diagnosed cases

The Healthcare Ministry reported 32 Covid-19 deaths over the past day. The deaths include 11 patients from the capital Skopje, four in Kumanovo, three in Prilep, Bitola, Gostivar and Strumica. The ages of the deceased ranged from 53 to 95. The total death toll of the epidemic currently stands at 1,731. The...

Macedonia 28.11.20 | 21:59

One of the worst epidemic tolls reported: 41 deaths in one day

Macedonia registered one of the worst death tolls of the epidemic today, with 41 deaths. Skopje had 17 deaths, Gostivar and Ohrid 4 and Bitola and Strumica 3 each. The ages of the deceased ranged from 49 to 91. This brings the total death toll to 1,699. The Healthcare Ministry also reported 1,022 newly...

Macedonia 27.11.20 | 22:19

Corona report: 28 deaths and 1,093 new cases

The Healthcare Ministry reported 28 new deaths of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours. The deaths were reported in Skopje (9), Tetovo (5), Gostivar (4) and other cities. Their ages ranged from 39 to 86 and most of the patients died during hospital treatment. The total death toll now stands at 1,658. There...

Macedonia 26.11.20 | 21:49

Corona report: 30 deaths, the youngest was 39

The Healthcare Ministry reported that 30 patients died of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours. The deaths were reported in Skopje (9), Bitola (6), Gostivar (3) and a number of other cities. The youngest deceased patient was from Bitola nd was aged 39. The total death toll now stands at 1,630. There were...

Macedonia 25.11.20 | 21:10

Daily corona report: high 39 deaths and 1,288 newly infected patients

Macedonia suffered one of its highest daily coronavirus death tolls today, with 39 dead and 1,288 newly infected patients. The deaths were reported in Skopje (16), Tetovo (4), Prilep (3) and other cities. Their ages ranged from 40 to 86. The total death toll now stands at 1,600. There were 1,288 new...

Macedonia 24.11.20 | 21:33

Corona report: over 1,000 new cases, 15 deaths reported

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 –...

Macedonia 24.11.20 | 19:27

Macedonia ranked among the 10 worst performers in Europe in their response to the coronavirus

Macedonia was ranked among the worst countries in Europe, in handling the coronavirus pandemic. According tothe Deep Knowledge Group, which ranked countries by over 130 parameters that show how at risk their citizens are, Macedonia has a ranking of 90, which puts it among the 10 worst performers in Europe. In...

Macedonia 24.11.20 | 16:55

The old Sistina clinic will begin admitting Covid-19 patients as early as Monday

First patients will be admitted to the old Sistina hospital as early as Monday, the Acibadem Sistina clinic informed.  The facility has been converted into the Ibis Styles hotel by its owner Jordan Orce Kamcev, after he built the much larger Acibadem Sistina clinic on the bank of the Vardar river. But...

Macedonia 24.11.20 | 16:47

Restaurant owner from Recica charged with working past 23h

The owner of a restaurant in the village of Recica near Tetovo is being charged with operating his establishment after 23h, in violation of the coronavirus restrictions. The man is charged with “not acting in line with healthcare regulations during a pandemic”. Police officers found seven...

Macedonia 23.11.20 | 20:17

Mickoski supports a curfew in order to save lives

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski described the coronavirus situation as “out of control” and came out in support of a new evening curfew. The policies of the Government brought us to a new abyss. One evil is to have a curfew and harm the economy, and the other is that many people will...

Macedonia 23.11.20 | 19:57

Ruling coalition attempt to introduce online voting in the Parliament prompts walk-out from the opposition

Representatives of the opposition parties VMRO-DPMNE, Alliance of Albanians, Alternative and Levica did not attend the coordination held this afternoon by Speaker Talat Xhaferi. The parties, who together hold 58 of the 120 seat Parliament, have briefed the press that they will stop providing the quorum...

Macedonia 23.11.20 | 19:52

Mickoski: We are disappointed with the Government and its refusal of all our proposals on the epidemic

I’m disappointed and angry at the refusal of the Government to create a bipartisan coronavirus committee, said opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski during his Sitel TV interview. The oppositions offered a lot of things, but the response from the Government was to ignore us and brutally reject our...

Macedonia 23.11.20 | 17:15

Corona report: 35 died in the past 24 hours

A very high toll of 35 deaths was reported by the Healthcare Ministry over the past 24 hours. The most deaths were reported in Skopje (10), Gostivar (4) and Kumanovo (3). Their ages ranged from 46 to 84. The total death toll now stands at 1,546. There were 387 new cases diagnosed out of 1,176 tests –...

Macedonia 23.11.20 | 16:49

Zaev crisis management chief assures the public that everything is under control

Stojance Angelov, the populist politician appointed to the top position of the Crisis management center, assured the public that he has the situation under control after a crisis state was declared yesterday. Angelov, a former mercenary known for stunts such as breaking tiles with his head, held a meeting...

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