Tag: coronavirus
Macedonia 26.01.21 | 21:06

Filipce: We are negotiating for 200,000 doses of Chinese vaccines

Minister of Health Venko Filipce has said there are ongoing negotiations for the procurement of 200,000 doses of Chinese vaccines. We expect to have details in the next few days. We expect 200,000 doses to arrive from China and we are waiting for details about the timeline they should arrive, Filipce...

Macedonia 25.01.21 | 16:45

610 COVID-19 patients treated in hospitals across country

A total of 610 people are treated for coronavirus-related complications in infectious diseases wards in Skopje and across the country, the Ministry of Health said Monday in a daily report on admissions in the past 24 hours. 290 people are being treated in Skopje hospitals, 8 of whom were hospitalized...

Health 23.01.21 | 19:21

Number of newly diagnosed corona patients is rising again, 11 people die

Out of 2,013 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 347 new cases were registered, 378 patients have recovered and 11 died, the Health Ministry said on Saturday. New cases were registered in: Skopje-179, Kumanovo-24, Tetovo-14, Prilep-5, Gostivar-8, Stip-13, Bitola-1, Veles-11,...

Macedonia 05.01.21 | 11:37

29 patients hospitalized in Skopje Covid centers in past 24 hours, a total of 370 patients treated

The Ministry of Health said Tuesday that 29 confirmed coronavirus patients have been admitted in the COVID centers in Skopje due to virus complications over the past 24 hours. In the past 24 hours, 30 recovered patients have been released, according to the Ministry of Health. A total of 370 patients...

Macedonia 25.12.20 | 14:56

Tensions amid corona pandemic, staff on break: Huge crowds in front of Labor Ministry’s offices in Karpos

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the regional unit of the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy Karpos is crammed with people. The barracks of the regional unit of the ministry is practically “occupied” by citizens. These are people waiting in line, and there are three times more...

Macedonia 21.12.20 | 10:17

Infectious Diseases Commission proposes mandatory 14-day self-isolation for UK travelers

The Ministry of Health informs that at Monday morning meeting, the Commission for Infectious Diseases adopted a new measure – to introduce14 days of self-isolation for all citizens who will come to Macedonia by direct flights from Great Britain. According to the Ministry, this new proposed restrictive...

Macedonia 13.12.20 | 20:47

With over 2,000 deaths, SDSM celebrates victory in the corona elections

Music, gathered followers, corona party – downtown Stip SDSM is already celebrating victory in the elections for mayor, although in the midst of a pandemic the census was barely secured. photo: 360 Degrees The candidate for mayor Sasko Nikolov also arrived at the party headquarters, who said that...

Macedonia 08.12.20 | 15:05

Additional measures during the holidays: Gatherings during New Year holidays pose huge risk of mini-clusters

Filipce announced that at one of the next meetings of the Commission for Infectious Diseases, the working hours of the catering facilities during the holidays will be discussed. I want to send a message to the citizens, that gatherings during the New Year holidays pose a huge risk of mini-clusters that...

Macedonia 24.11.20 | 15:46

Deceased patients lie for hours next alive patients, Zaev and Filipce must be held criminally accountable

The con men Zaev and Filipce should be held criminally accountable for all this that is happening to us, and the least they can do is to resign, analyst Aleksandar Pandov reacted after today’s photos from the Bitola hospital, which show two patients receiving infusion therapy next to two deceased...

World 23.11.20 | 14:21

Orbán: Focus on targeted mass testing, keeping schools operational

Efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus will focus on targeted mass testing of essential workers and on keeping schools operational this week, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Monday morning, after meeting the operative body responsible for handling the epidemic, Hungary Today reports. We are...

Macedonia 20.11.20 | 22:50

VMRO-DPMNE: There are many reasons for Minister Venko Filipce to resign by tomorrow

Following today’s coronavirus report, the opposition VMRO-DPMNE said that there are many reasons for Minister Venko Filipce to resign by tomorrow. Today we have 39 COVID-19 deaths. Every day the number of deaths is growing. Some of these 39 lives might have been saved if we had not waited days...

Macedonia 19.11.20 | 18:09

When Filipce claims that everything is under control: 1,198 new Covid-19 cases, 26 die

Out of 3,081 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 1,198 new cases were registered, the Health Ministry said on Thursday. New cases were registered in: Skopje-572, Kumanovo-41, Debar-1, Stip-49, Prilep-53, Tetovo-28, Struga-34, Veles-42, Bitola-92, Ohrid-42, Kavadarci-18, Gostivar-11,...

Macedonia 17.11.20 | 21:46

Macedonia with highest number of corona infections and deaths per million inhabitants compared to neighboring countries

The latest data on the epidemiological situation show that the situation in the Republic of Macedonia is more than worrying. Namely, compared to the neighboring countries, it can be noticed that Macedonia breaks records, but only when it comes to new coronavirus cases and death. According to the data...

Macedonia 17.11.20 | 11:42

Macedonia has the highest Covid-19 mortality rate in both the Balkans and the EU

Statistics show that out of the countries in the region, Macedonia has the highest mortality rate. After Monday’s record high 40 deaths in one day, with a figure of 2.8%, Macedonia again has the highest mortality rate in the Balkans. Namely, the mortality rate is a percentage of deaths from the...

Macedonia 15.11.20 | 22:06

Thousand lanterns released into Skopje sky to pay tribute to Covid-19 victims

Covid-19 is not statistics. Press conferences on corona reports are being held daily. 195 deaths in one week, 1,305 since the pandemic began in March. But Covid-19 is not statistics. These are people with a name and a surname. Someone’s mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, someone’s children,...

Macedonia 11.11.20 | 14:22

7,280 new coronavirus cases confirmed in 35 cities in Macedonia in one week

According to the Public Health Institute’s weekly report for November 2-8, a total of 19,719 COVID-19 tests were carried out in Macedonia, 13.3% more than in the previous week, the Health Ministry said in a press release Wednesday. 7,280 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in 35 cities across the...

Macedonia 11.11.20 | 09:56

Another corona record: Macedonia is leader in average of positive tests

According to ourworldindata.org, Macedonia is an infamous world leader in the percentage of new coronavirus infections in terms of tests performed in a period of seven days! Over one third or 35.7 percent of the tests performed in Macedonia between November 3 and 9 came back positive. Right behind Macedonia...

Macedonia 10.11.20 | 14:29

Macedonia expected to obtain Covid-19 vaccine by January-February

The expectations are that Macedonia will get the coronavirus vaccine in the first months of next year, the Minister of Health, Venko Filipce, said on Tuesday. He says that according to the current dynamics, the country should have the vaccine by January-February. Regarding the manner of procurement,...

Macedonia 01.11.20 | 10:55

While the government is tone deaf, Balkan media report on the terrible news: The coronavirus breaks grim records in Macedonia

Every day the coronavirus gaining momentum in Macedonia. Every day new daily records of corona cases are being broken. Proof of that is Saturday’s number of 1,085 people who tested positive for the virus. Out of 3,294 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 33 percent came back positive, which...

Macedonia 31.10.20 | 10:07

Results of new measures to be seen in four weeks, says Filipce

Out of 2,748 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the last 24 hours, a record 934 new cases were registered. In the same 24-hour period, 454 patients were registered as having recovered and 5 died. The Minister of Health, Venko Filipce, said yesterday that he expected the new measures to yield...

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