Tag: coronavirus
Macedonia 30.08.21 | 14:49

Fear that classrooms could become hotbeds of virus transmission fuels debate ahead of start of school year

Two days before the start of the school year with in-person learning for primary and secondary school students, parents and high school principals demand more precise explanations about the implementation of certain obligations from the protocols. Fear that classrooms could become hotbeds of virus transmission...

Macedonia 23.08.21 | 17:17

Due to the incapacity of the authorities, a fourth corona wave happened, the healthcare system is not organized, the number of deaths about to reach six thousand

After more than nine months or at the end of last year, when the vaccination against the coronavirus started in all countries, in Macedonia there was nothing, there were no vaccines, nor a way to stimulate the citizens to get vaccinated, said VMRO-DPMNE. Now, more than ten months after that, Zoran Zaev...

Macedonia 07.08.21 | 12:16

Coronavirus situation in Tetovo extremely serious, Filipce demands ban on indoor weddings

The situation in Tetovo is extremely serious and the new coronavirus wave has already arrived, and that was to be expected because the situation is similar everywhere in the region. The Minister of Health, Venko Filipce, discussed Saturday the epidemiological situation in Tetovo with members of the...

Macedonia 31.07.21 | 15:59

Filipce: It’s obvious new variants will appear, a third dose of the vaccine might be needed

It’s obvious Covid-19 will continue mutating into new strains, making it very likely that the delta isn’t the last variant of the virus, Minister of Health Venko Filipce told reporters in Gevgelija on Saturday. Filipce informed that there is an increase in the number of newly diagnosed patients,...

Macedonia 07.07.21 | 14:13

Dr. Nikolov: Measures, speeding up the vaccination process needed to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus variant

Igor Nikolov, President of the Health Committee of VMRO-DPMNE reminded on the “24 Analysis” show how last year the same period the government said that everything was under control and there was no need for measures, and soon after the hospitals became overwhelmed and dealing with the coronavirus...

Macedonia 06.07.21 | 12:23

Filipce: Start of school year will depend on several factors

Health Minister Venko Filipce said Tuesday that now it is too early to say whether there the start of the new school year will be postponed. The start of the school year, as he said, will depend on several factors, and will mostly depend on the epidemiological situation in the country. In any case, the...

Macedonia 23.05.21 | 10:58

VMRO-DPMNE: US Institute revealed that Filipce and the government are falsifying the number of Covid-19 deaths

VMRO-DPMNE reacts to the data published by the US Institute “Health Data” , which said that in Macedonia there are twice as many deaths from the coronavirus compared to the official figures published by the authorities. In Macedonia, 482 people per 100 thousand inhabitants died from the coronavirus....

Macedonia 13.05.21 | 13:32

Analyses show the Macedonian officer is not infected with the South African strain of the coronavirus, new strain detected

The Macedonian officer who was brought from Africa is not infected with the South African strain of the coronavirus, but a Nigerian strain of the virus has been detected. According to the analysis from the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, the Nigerian strain of the virus was detected in the officer,...

Macedonia 22.04.21 | 19:02

VMRO-DPMNE: Filipce predicted that there would be about 2,000 patients, and now almost 4,600 people died from the coronavirus

Grim record in Macedonia again! In the past 24 hours, the statistics of the Ministry of Health says that 39 people have died. Those are 39 families grieving. The incompetence of Filipce and Zaev costs lives, VMRO-DPMNE said on Thursday. The party says that Filipce will be remembered as a gravedigger...

Macedonia 22.04.21 | 16:57

Filipce: Pressure on hospitals easing, although many departments are not completely emptied

The coronavirus situation is calming down, the epidemiological curve is subsiding, and we see that in the number of newly diagnosed cases, they are decreasing for several days in a row, Health Minister, Venko Filipce wrote Thursday on Facebook following the regular morning meeting with the directors...

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,...

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