Tag: coronavirus
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...

Macedonia 28.01.21 | 19:54

Dr. Danilovski: It is very likely that there are more cases of the UK strain of the virus in our country

It is very likely that there are more cases of the UK strain of the virus in our country. The question is how the virus got here in the country, said Dr. Danilovski in an interview with Sitel. He says that the virus seems to be present in our country much earlier. Disappointingly, the person infected...

World 28.01.21 | 18:01

Coronavirus restrictions to stay in place in Hungary until March 1

The government is extending coronavirus-related restrictions until March 1, Gergely Gulyás, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, told a regular press briefing on Thursday. The government made the decision after a meeting of the operative body responsible for handling the epidemic on Wednesday,...

Macedonia 27.01.21 | 20:59

Mickoski: Zaev’s government is without a compass, with contradicting statements over the UK coronavirus variant in the country

While we are waiting for vaccines, there isn’t, and then there is a case of the UK coronavirus variant in the country? The difference in the different claims is 5 days. The government of Zoran Zaev is without a compass, unfortunately to the detriment of the health of the citizens, said the leader...

Macedonia 27.01.21 | 17:00

Macedonia detects first case of new coronavirus strain

The Ministry of Health said Wednesday an analysis of data from COVID-19 patients in January has shown that a sample from a private laboratory within the Zan Mitrev Clinic detected the UK variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The strain was discovered in 46-year-old man, who has already recovered from the...

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...

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