Tag: Covid-19
Macedonia 13.04.21 | 11:31

Health Ministry: There are tests and reagents for Covid-19 in the laboratories

The Ministry of Health says that there are tests and reagents for Covid-19 in the laboratories. It is an absolute lie that state laboratories do not have reagents for PCR tests. It is an absolute lie that people wait for a test appointment. In the country, 4,000-5,000 Covid-19 tests are performed daily...

Macedonia 09.04.21 | 17:09

Another 42 patients died due to Covid-19

Out of 4,598 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 1,174 new cases were registered and 42 died, the Health Ministry said on Friday. Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 140,065 confirmed coronavirus cases, while 113,430 people have recovered. The death...

Macedonia 07.04.21 | 21:13

Of the 96 patients who died in three days, six were under the age of 50, the youngest being 32 years old

Ninety-six people lost their lives this week alone. In the grim statistics officially published by the Ministry of Health, according to the data from the Institute of Public Health, many were under 50 years old. Of the 37 registered deaths on Monday, three patients were under the age of 50, a patient...

Macedonia 07.04.21 | 19:53

Is this Zaev and Filipce’s “positive news”: 51 patients die, 1,302 new Covid-19 cases

Out of 4,438 COVID-19 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, Macedonia registered 1,302 new cases. Also, 51 deaths were registered in the same time period, including that of a 32-year-old patient from Kumanovo, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday. Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has...

Macedonia 05.04.21 | 17:12

Five doctors from Acibadem-Sistina and two from Remedika to be included in the treatment of covid patients in public healthcare

Five doctors from Acibadem-Sistina and two from Remedika will be included in the rotation system for care of covid patients treated at the public healthcare clinics, Health Minister Venko Filipce said on Monday. Filipce said that for the time being, the capacities of the private hospitals will not be...

Macedonia 04.04.21 | 19:18

35 people die, including a 28-year-old boy, 734 new COVID-19 cases

Out of 3,246 COVID-19 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, Macedonia registered 734 new cases. Also, 35 deaths were registered in the same time period, including that of a 28-year-old boy from Ohrid, the Health Ministry said on Sunday. Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered...

Macedonia 03.04.21 | 19:51

When Filipce makes every effort: 45 patients die, 1,394 new Covid-19 cases

Out of 4,920 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 1,394 new cases were registered, 479 patients recovered and 45 died, the Health Ministry said on Saturday. Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 134,134 confirmed coronavirus cases, while 108,676 people...

Macedonia 03.04.21 | 19:43

Dr. Markovski: 9,000 deaths from common causes – why doesn’t the government analyze these numbers?

Since the beginning of the crisis Macedonia has seen nine thousand lives lost due to common causes. There were not so many deaths even in the first Balkan war, says Infectious disease specialist Dr. Velo Markovski. In 2020, we have about 5,000, or more precisely 4,600 excess deaths, or that much more...

Macedonia 03.04.21 | 10:08

Record number of new infections, hospitalizations, deaths: Filipce and Zaev blame the citizens for not respecting the measures and not wanting to get vaccinated

The number of new Covid-19 cases, hospitalized and dead is growing. According to data released yesterday by the Institute of Public Health, 1,320 new Covid-19 cases were registered, 50 died and 457 recovered. A total of 1,720 patients confirmed and suspected of coronavirus are treated at the infectious...

Macedonia 02.04.21 | 12:35

Hospitals overwhelmed, 1,720 Covid-19 patients treated in hospitals nationwide, 87 new patients hospitalized in Skopje in one day

In the past 24 hours, 87 new patients have been hospitalized in the Skopje Covid Centers due to coronavirus complications. A total of 686 people suspected and confirmed of COVID-19 are being treated at the infectious disease wards in the capital. The total number of patients confirmed and suspected of...

Macedonia 31.03.21 | 14:38

Two young mothers died yesterday from Covid-19, one of the babies in critical condition

Two mothers died in hospital in the last 24 hours as a result of Covid-19, “Plusinfo” has learned. Both were in their second pregnancy and were in very serious condition. One was 33, the other 32 years old. The baby of one of the mothers has been discharged home in good general condition,...

Macedonia 31.03.21 | 11:50

Filipce: Situation in hospitals very serious

The situation in the hospitals is very serious, said Health Minister Venko Filipce after Wednesday morning meeting with the directors of the clinics. He urges citizens to respect the measures to help the healthcare system. This morning I had a regular coordination with the directors of the clinics where...

Macedonia 30.03.21 | 13:11

Police officers, Army employees, journalists, judges, JSP drivers, firefighters to get vaccinated as of Monday

The National Technical Group for Covid-19 Vaccines has decided to start inoculating employees of critical state infrastructure starting next week, the Ministry of Health informed. A total of 4,000 vaccines will be allocated for this category from the initial 24,000 vaccines that have already arrived...

Macedonia 26.03.21 | 17:44

33 more deaths reported in Macedonia, 1,422 new Covid-19 cases

Out of 4,277 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 1,422 new cases were registered, 457 patients recovered and 33 died (aged between 41 and 85), the Health Ministry said on Friday. Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 124,910 confirmed coronavirus cases,...

Macedonia 25.03.21 | 22:56

Numbers of new covid cases don’t match: Someone here is either lying or dividing the numbers by two or three times as needed

People on social networks react that the Ministry of Health and the medical centers throughout Macedonia publish different daily numbers of new coronavirus cases. Someone here is either lying or dividing the numbers two or three times as needed, wrote a concerned citizen on Facebook and posted a photo...

Macedonia 23.03.21 | 22:09

Hardest wave ever: Trauma and plastic surgery full with Covid-19 patients, all 243 beds at covid centers completely full

Trauma and plastic surgery departments are full with Covid-19 patients and the 243 beds at the covid centers are completely full. All patients are hospitalized with severe symptoms requiring oxygen therapy. The situation is alarming, with ambulances coming in non-stop. Over past 24 hours, 70 people were...

Macedonia 22.03.21 | 17:01

Macedonia reports record 30 deaths in one day, 457 new Covid-19 cases

Out of 1,682 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 457 new cases were registered, 700 patients recovered and 30 died (aged between 50 and 84), the Health Ministry said on Monday. Since the outbreak of the epidemic, Macedonia has registered 119,828 confirmed coronavirus cases,...

Macedonia 19.03.21 | 15:16

Additional restrictions and reducing working hours of restaurants and cafes is the next possible scenario if covid numbers continue to rise

Health Minister Venko Filipce said Friday that extending the curfew hours and reducing the working hours of restaurants and cafes is the next possible scenario if the covid situation in the country worsens. New assessment will be made next week. Today, the number of Covid-19 infections is below 1,000...

Macedonia 19.03.21 | 13:36

“Economist”: Macedonia ranked in third place in terms of “excess deaths”

The Republic of Macedonia is ranked third in terms of “excess deaths” per 100 thousand inhabitants because according to statistics 2,490 Covid-19 deaths were recorded by the end of 2020, but the number of deaths is actually 5,690 for the period from April 1 to December 31 2020, the Economist...

Macedonia 19.03.21 | 10:18

Coronavirus hospitalizations surge, number of active cases nears 14,000

The AstraZeneca vaccines are expected to arrive on March 31 and April 15, while the Chinese vaccines on March 31, Health Minister Venko Filipce said on Thursday, emphasizing that the system is ready and it is known exactly how the vaccination will take place. He assessed that the country has a balanced...

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