Tag: coronavirus
Macedonia 29.03.21 | 09:20

US Institute predicts up to 6,000 coronavirus deaths in Macedonia by the end of June

An analysis by the US Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation IHME shows that the number of coronavirus deaths in Macedonia will climb to close to 6,000 by the end of June. The institute envisages three scenarios – the worst being a scenario with mass wearing of masks and a medium scenario...

Macedonia 26.03.21 | 22:08

Karadzovski: No need for additional restrictions for now, next week is critical

Next week is critical for the country regarding the number of new coronavirus cases, deaths, hospital admissions and capacities, Commission for Infectious Diseases chairman Zarko Karadzovski told Kanal 5 TV in an interview on Friday evening. We have not reached the maximum yet. Each respiratory virus...

Macedonia 26.03.21 | 17:32

Government doesn’t care that there are census workers infected with the coronavirus, VMRO-DPMNE maintains position to postpone the census

The government continues to push through the census at all costs. Although the number of Covid-19 infections and deaths is growing every day, it’s not important for the government at all. State Statistical Office director Apostol Simovski confirmed that four instructors preparing census workers...

Macedonia 24.03.21 | 09:21

Thaci says the coronavirus situation in Macedonia is terrible and will be even worse

Menduh Thaci commented on TV21 on the idea of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev for a broad coalition. Thaci said the idea was interesting, and he also referred to the situation with the coronavirus pandemic, which he described as “terrible”. The broad coalition is an interesting idea, and I do not...

Macedonia 20.03.21 | 10:14

Stevanovic on the UK strain: Patients have higher fever, but that doesn’t mean a more serious condition

We can easily say that this is the third wave. The the Infectious Diseases Clinic is at near full capacity, the director of the Infectious Diseases Clinic, Milena Stevanovic, told the “360 Degrees” show. On the show, Stevanovic also spoke about the difference in the clinical picture and symptoms...

Macedonia 15.03.21 | 15:35

Mickoski: You are responsible for all sick and dead, how can there be vaccines for the whole world, except for us

The leader of VMRO DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoskii once again pointed out the incapacity of the government to manage the covid crisis. The incapacity of Zaev and Filipce to procure vaccines breaks records. Bloomberg has made an analysis and an interactive map to monitor the vaccination process so far. Macedonia...

Macedonia 15.03.21 | 15:19

Mickovski on the vaccine procurement: It’s simple, those who rule criminally, they will run every process criminally

I am following the press of the Croatian National coronavirus crisis team. They are sitting and talking for an hour, all kinds of questions are asked by reporters and answered thoroughly. There is no justification, no escape from responsibility, they admit that they were wrong to invest in AstraZeneca,...

Macedonia 15.03.21 | 10:32

Skopje sees largest number of active Covid-19 cases as hospitals fill with new patients

The number of Covid-19 patients is spiking again. The capital of Skopje sees the largest number of active Covid-19 cases, which stands at 5,695. Prilep, Kumanovo and Tetovo are also most affected among other cities,but with smaller number of active cases. The growing number of new coronavirus patients...

Macedonia 11.03.21 | 21:24

Secretariat for European Affairs says Macedonia was left out from EU’s coronavirus aid package because it didn’t need it

Due to the quality and timely management of state finances in the healthcare sector, as well as due to the rapid and efficient organization of state institutions when a large amount of donations was provided in the fight against Covid-19 (protective equipment, face masks, medical equipment, ventilators,...

Balkans 06.03.21 | 17:55

Vucic explained how he got the vaccines: I’m more experienced than my friend Zaev, who relied entirely on the EU and didn’t get vaccines

In an extensive interview with Bosnian TV Face, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that cooperation in the region was necessary, as it was the only way for countries to progress and develop, and to prevent young people from moving abroad. In the interview, Vucic talked about the procurement of vaccines,...

Macedonia 04.03.21 | 13:39

Selmani: Quarantine is the least that can be done for people returning from trips

The new strains of the virus have shattered expectations that the virus will disappear by summer, former Health Minister Imer Selmani, told TV24’s “Studio 10” this morning. Authorities should be especially wary of potentially high-risk countries. The numbers so far in our country are...

Macedonia 04.03.21 | 12:19

So far no sanctions for the medical worker who traveled to Zanzibar despite the ban on using vacation, Health Ministry says it’s not in their competence

The patient who together with her husband traveled to Zanzibar is a medical worker employed in the Bitola hospital, but for now she will not face sanctions for being absent from work, although the ban on using vacations, paid and unpaid leave by all employees in the healthcare sectors still in force....

World 04.03.21 | 11:06

German citizens will be able to get at least one free coronavirus test per week free of charge

Germany‘s coronavirus lockdown will be extended until March 28, but Chancellor Angela Merkel and state premiers have agreed to a path to opening up depending on infection rates. After hours of negotiations on Wednesday, they agreed to a step-by-step reopening strategy with an emergency brake system...

Macedonia 04.03.21 | 08:48

Third wave already exists, says Panovski and urges that swabs be taken outdoors because testing premises are nests for the virus

The third wave already exists, I do not expect it to be stronger than the second one, microbiologist and professor at the Medical Faculty, Nikola Panovski told “A1on”. He repeatedly warns that the measures should be strengthened, but this time he says he will not suggest it. The measures...

Macedonia 01.03.21 | 16:00

7 patients die, including a 68-year-old foreign national, 234 new COVID-19 cases

Out of 1,208 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 234 new cases were registered, 274 patients have recovered and 7 passed away, including a 68-year-old foreign national, the Health Ministry said on Monday. Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 103,020 confirmed...

Macedonia 20.02.21 | 16:27

10 patients die, 449 new Covid-19 cases

Out of 3,283 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 449 new cases were registered, 227 patients have recovered and 10 passed away, the Health Ministry said on Saturday. Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 99,031 confirmed coronavirus cases, while 89,249...

Macedonia 12.02.21 | 19:21

Pfizer vaccine not registered and approved by regulatory authorities yet, Sinofarm vaccines expected to arrive after Chinese New Year

TV 24 got an exclusive statement – an explanation from Pfizer that the vaccine must be registered and approved by the regulatory authorities. The Agency for Drugs confirmed that the Pfizer vaccine is not registered, ie there is no authorization, but emphasized that the company itself should submit...

Macedonia 08.02.21 | 18:54

UK variant of coronavirus detected in 45 patients in the country

The Ministry of Health (MoH) said Monday the laboratory within the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) has detected the UK variant of the coronavirus in 45 samples of infected persons between 1 January-7 February 2021. The first patient with this variant of the virus in this laboratory was...

Macedonia 06.02.21 | 14:03

596 coronavirus patients treated in hospitals across country

A total of 596 people are treated for coronavirus-related complications in infectious diseases wards nationwide, the Ministry of Health said Saturday in a daily report on admissions in the past 24 hours. A total of 250 patients confirmed and suspected of COVID-19 are being treated at the infectious disease...

World 02.02.21 | 09:25

Quarantine, tests, bans: Travel to the EU impossible in coming period

The Council today adopted a recommendation amending the recommendation on a coordinated approach to the restrictions of free movement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the updated recommendation, a new colour (dark red) is added to the existing categories of green, orange, red and grey in the...

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