Tag: corona
Macedonia 05.04.21 | 15:15

Restaurants and cafes ordered to close for two weeks, the overnight curfew moved forward to 20h

The Zaev Government announced that it is ordering all restaurants, cafes and any other hospitality facilities to close for two weeks, starting on April 7th. The restaurants will be allowed to prepare food for take-out or curb pick-up. The ban also applies to betting places, fitness clubs and all sorts...

Macedonia 05.04.21 | 14:49

Struga dialysis institute had 16 patients die of Covid-19 during the epidemic

Doctor Aleksandar Poposki, head of the Nephrology Institute in Struga, warned that about a 100 patients of this clinic had contracted the coronavirus infection, and 16 of them have died. Poposki said that the Institute set up a special Covid ward, where patients who have the virus can be administered...

Macedonia 05.04.21 | 12:42

Government prepares to close down restaurants and cafes, and move the evening curfew forward to 20h

New restrictions are expected to be announced after an urgent meeting of the Zaev Government today. 360 Degrees reports that the Government will order the hospitality industry to close down and will move the curfew forward to 20h. Zaev insisted that a “corona census” is held in April, and...

Macedonia 02.04.21 | 23:19

Patient who developed a very low thrombocyte count after taking the Astra Zeneca vaccine is recovering

A 28 year old woman who developed a reaction after taking the Astra Zeneca coronavirus vaccine in Serbia is recovering well, doctor Irina Panovska – Stavridis from the Hematology Clinic said. The patient went to Serbia for the shot as did at least 10,000 other Macedonian citizens. But a week after...

Macedonia 02.04.21 | 18:42

Worst toll of the epidemic – 50 deaths in one day

Macedonia today suffered the worst daily death toll of the coronavirus epidemic – 50 deaths during one day.  The patients who died were as young as 46 and 53. Nineteen were from the capital Skopje, four from Kicevo and three from Kumanovo, Bitola and Stip.   

Macedonia 01.04.21 | 17:36

Zaev denies reports that Government ministers were vaccinated in secret, announces a deal for 500,000 Sinovac vaccines

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev denied media reports that members of the Government were secretly vaccinated – as was reported by the Albanian News1 site. Government denies that Carovska, Maricic and Grubi got vaccinated jumping the line Curiously compared to other countries, no Government official...

Macedonia 01.04.21 | 17:17

Daily corona report: 29 deaths, number of active cases approaches 20,000

A total of 29 patients died of the coronavirus infection over the past 24 hours, the Healthcare Ministry reported. Ten of the deceased patients were from Skopje, three from Bitola, and two each from Gostivar, Prilep, Kavadarci and Stip. The ages of the patients ranged from 49 to 92. The total death toll...

Macedonia 31.03.21 | 19:49

Tragedy: Macedonia mourns 32 coronavirus patients, including two recent mothers

A total of 32 patients died from the coronarivus infection over the past 24 hours. This includes two mothers from Skopje and Delcevo aged 32 and 33 who had just given birth, whose deaths shocked the country. The Healthcare Ministry informed that one of the babies is also in critical condition. The woman...

Macedonia 30.03.21 | 19:22

Corona report: 33 deaths, 1,272 newly diagnosed cases

33 patients died over the past day from coronavirus infection – the youngest was 34 years old, the Healthcare Ministry reported. Twelve of the fatalities were reported in the capital Skopje, including the youngest patient. Two deaths were reported in Prilep, Kumanovo, Tetovo, Veles, Ohrid, Kicevo...

Macedonia 30.03.21 | 17:10

Starting tomorrow, vaccination of some elderly and sick citizens will finally begin

The Healthcare Ministry is preparing to begin its first inoculation of the general population tomorrow, after Macedonia finally received some vaccines through the Covax mechanism. So far, only medical professionals were vaccinated with about 11,000 Pfizer and Sputnik vaccines that were given to the country. Macedonia...

Macedonia 30.03.21 | 16:58

Novel approach: Healthcare Ministry Filipce says there will be no new restrictions because the virus is already spread too wide

The Healthcare Ministry took a novel approach to fighting the coronavirus epidemic. Today it announced that there will be no recommendations for new restrictive measures because “the virus is already spread out too far”. Epidemiologists believe that there is widespread infection across the...

Macedonia 29.03.21 | 18:18

Grim Monday: 41 deaths

Macedonia again suffered one of the worst days in the pandemic – 41 patients died of the coronavirus infection. Skopje alone lost 16 patients, including a 34 and 41 year old. Prilep and Veles also lost patients in their 40-ies. Most of the deceased were in their 60ies and 70ies. The total death...

Macedonia 28.03.21 | 21:02

Corona report: 33 deaths and 708 new cases

Another grim day in the coronavirus epidemic – the Healthcare Ministry reported 33 deaths over the past 24 hours. The youngest deceased patient was from Skopje and was aged 39. Most of the deceased were in their 70-ies and 80-ies. The total death toll of the epidemic now stands at 3,675. The Ministry...

Macedonia 27.03.21 | 21:24

VMRO welcomes the friendly gesture from Serbia to share its vaccines, calls for a minute of silence for the victims of the epidemic

VMRO-DPMNE welcomed the “friendly gesture from Serbia”, to allow Macedonian citizens to take the coronavirus vaccine there, faced with the lack of any vaccines at home. VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski called for a moment of silence today as the death toll rose over 3,600, with 35...

Macedonia 27.03.21 | 20:50

Corona reports get worse by the day: 35 deaths and 1,320 newly diagnosed cases

The coronavirus death toll reported by the Healthcare Ministry today is among the worst of the epidemic so far – 35 deaths in just 24 hours. Sixteen of them were in the capital skopje, four in Bitola, three in Strumica and two each from Kocani and Prilep. The ages of the deceased ranged from a...

Macedonia Culture 27.03.21 | 16:43

Legendary singer Zafir Hadzimanov dies aged 77

Legendary singer Zafir Hadzimanov died of Covid-19 aged 77.  Hadzimanov was a beloved singer all across former Yugoslavia, known for his romantic chancones. He spent much of his life in Belgrade, with his wife, singer and actress Senka Veletanlic, where he died. His son Vasil Hadzimanov is a popular...

Macedonia 27.03.21 | 11:52

Over 1,500 corona patients treated across Macedonia

Covid clinics in Skopje are struggling to keep up with the influx of new patients, after 70 new patients were admitted yesterday. The total number of patients treated in the clinics and in general hospital wards stands at over 1,500. One of the worst daily reports was recorded yesterday, with 33 deaths,...

Macedonia 26.03.21 | 12:56

Corona Committee will not propose new restrictive measures for the time being

Sitel TV reports that the Committee on Infectious Diseases will not propose additional restrictive measures. Currently, the measures include limits on the number of patrons in restaurants and cafes, a strict mask mandate and, as of recently, an overnight curfew between 22h and 5h. The measures are mild...

Macedonia 24.03.21 | 17:09

Serbia about to close one of the few borders that are still open for Macedonian citizens

Serbia – one of the few countries where Macedonian citizens could travel without a coronavirus test (or at all) – announced it will begin requiring the test. Alternatively, travellers who have taken both doses of a coronavirus vaccine, will also be allowed in. Like other countries in the...

Macedonia 24.03.21 | 17:01

Corona report: 17 deaths, including that of a 23 year old patient

Seventeen patients died of Covid-19 during the past day, the Healthcare Ministry informs. Among them is a 23 year old patient – one of the youngest victims of the epidemic in Macedonia. Eight of the deaths were in Skopje and two in Prilep. Deaths were also reported in Stip, Kocani, Kumanovo, Ohrid,...

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