Tag: Covid-19
Macedonia 08.08.20 | 08:50

U.S. State Department places Macedonia under Level 3 travel advisory

The U.S. Department of State lifted on Thursday its Level 4: Do Not Travel advisory – the highest level of travel advisory urging U.S. citizens not to travel overseas due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As most of the countries in the world, Macedonia is placed under a Level 3: Reconsider Travel advisory. According...

Macedonia 07.08.20 | 10:04

Filipce: Second wave of COVID-19 came as a result of failure to comply with protection measures in place

There must be sanctions for non-compliance with measures. Recently there were failures, lack of proper control where people were gathering and events were organized. However, citizens must also be aware that they need to follow measures in place to protect themselves and public health, Health Minister...

Health 06.08.20 | 15:45

A 22-year-old patient and five others die, 113 new Covid-19 cases

There were 1,543 tests performed over the past 24 hours, with 113 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 259 patients have recovered, while 6 passed away, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday. New cases were reported in Skopje-35, Kumanovo-12, Stip-23, Prilep-1, Tetovo-5, Struga-1, Bitola-7, Ohrid-6, Gostivar-15,...

Macedonia 03.08.20 | 15:06

3 patients die, 74 new COVID-19 cases

There were 689 tests performed over the past 24 hours, with 74 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 90 patients have recovered, while 3 passed away, the Ministry of Health said on Monday. New cases were reported in Gostivar-22, Skopje-14, Stip-13, Kumanovo-8, Vinica-4, Kavadarci-3, Berovo-3, Sveti Nikole-3, Kicevo-2,...

Health 03.08.20 | 11:39

Filipce urges people who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate blood plasma

Until now we have secured 61 units of convalescent plasma for treatment of COVID-9 patients, says Health Minister Venko Filipce. A person who has recovered from the coronavirus can donate blood plasma, Minister Filipce says in a Facebook post. Let’s be humane and help patients who are still fighting...

Macedonia 31.07.20 | 17:25

COVID-19 school protocols to be finalized next week

A Ministry of Education and Science working group is set to meet with the Commission for Infectious Diseases next week to discuss the final draft of COVID-19 protocols for the upcoming school year. Deputy Education Minister Elizabeta Naumovska told MIA that the working group will get together over the...

Health 31.07.20 | 16:43

139 new COVID-19 cases, 6 patients die

Of 1,377 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, 139 new COVID-19 cases were registered in Macedonia. A majority of those – 36 cases – were registered in Skopje, followed by Gostivar -16, Kicevo -15, Tetovo -14, Kumanovo – 11, Stip – 11, Struga – 8, Vinica – 6, Kavadarci – 5, Veles – 4,...

Macedonia 30.07.20 | 17:04

Ohrid mayor asks organizers to cancel events if venues don’t have the capacity to implement Covid-19 measures and protocols

The Ohrid local self-government has launched a campaign to raise COVID-19 protection awareness ahead of upcoming Republic Day long weekend, mayor Konstantin Georgieski told reporters on Thursday, adding that informational flyers will be handed out to visitors. He added that protocols related to operations...

Health 29.07.20 | 21:51

Filipce: As of next week, 8 September hospital to reopen remaining wards, Covid-19 situation under control

Health Minister Venko Filipce said Wednesday the COVID-19 situation in the country is stable because nearly 15 per cent of all tests come back positive, through which a great number of asymptomatic cases have been traced. Testing all those showing symptoms and those who have been exposed and are considered...

Health 29.07.20 | 18:28

5 patients die, 188 new Covid-19 cases

Macedonia in the past 24 hours registered 188 new COVID-19 cases and 268 patients who have recovered. Five patients died in the same period, the Health Ministry said Wednesday. The patients, from Bitola, Tetovo and Skopje, were aged 61-78 A majority of the new cases were registered in the capital Skopje,...

Health 27.07.20 | 18:17

COVID-19 patients undergo physical therapy at Infectious Diseases Clinic

Patients hospitalized at Skopje’s Clinic for Infectious Diseases get proper treatment. Those admitted with COVID-19 are treated both for the infection and undergo physical therapy which improves mental and physical health and the functioning of the respiratory system, the Health Ministry said in a...

Macedonia 27.07.20 | 17:00

Stip remains COVID-19 hotspot, epidemiologists said they don’t expect the number to drop soon

Stip comes in second in the country after the capital Skopje according to the number of new COVID-19 cases after 29 confirmed cases were registered in the city in east Macedonia. As there are a total of 409 active cases in Stip, local epidemiologists said they don’t expect the number to drop soon. Our...

Macedonia 26.07.20 | 15:57

Macedonia reaches 10,000 cases since the onset of the pandemic: 152 new COVID-19 cases

Of 1,077 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, 152 new COVID-19 cases were registered in Macedonia, including 39 in Skopje. There were no new fatalities reported in the same period, the Ministry of Health said on Sunday. New COVID-19 cases were also registered in Kumanovo (20), Gostivar (15), Stip (14),...

Macedonia 24.07.20 | 14:21

Talat Xhaferi hospitalized at Infectious Disease Clinic

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi was hospitalized at the Clinic for Infectious Diseases on Friday. DUI told 360 Degrees that Xhaferi has been admitted for a check-up after testing negative for COVID-19. Xhaferi, who is set to schedule the Parliament’s constitutive session by August 4 at the latest,...

Balkans 22.07.20 | 10:41

Montenegro declares a state of epidemic due to increase of COVID-19 incidence

Montenegro’s COVID-19 crisis management team on Tuesday declared a state of epidemic following a resurgence in the reported cases of this infection. Therefore, wearing protective masks is mandatory in all open and enclosed public spaces except on beaches and in national parks provided that social distancing...

Macedonia 22.07.20 | 10:36

Number of Covid-19 cases to reach 10,000, while motorcycle rides are more important to Zoran Zaev

The number of Covid-19 cases will reach 10,000, while motorcycle rides are more important to Zoran Zaev. His party is the cluster that caused the new wave that has been going on since the end of May. The pandemic had just subsided, and Zoran Zaev and his party, through the systematic bribery on the ground...

Health 21.07.20 | 15:39

No Covid-19-related deaths registered in past 24 hours, 163 new cases, 69 patients recover

No new coronavirus-related deaths were registered over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday. There were 1,636 tests performed with 163 confirmed COVID-19 cases, while 69 patients have recovered, the Ministry informed. New cases were reported in Skopje-52, Kumanovo-21, Debar-2, Stip-33,...

Macedonia 21.07.20 | 10:33

VMRO-DPMNE: Macedonia with SDSM and Zaev every day reaches a new peak of Covid-19 infections

Macedonia with SDSM and Zaev every day reaches a new peak of Covid-19 infections. Zaev and Filipce, instead of taking care of the health of the citizens, take care only of their political points. In the midst of the crisis, the government was thinking politically, not professionally, accuses VMRO-DPMNE. The...

Health 20.07.20 | 14:51

Residents, employees of Radovish nursing home test positive for COVID-19

Seven residents and three employees of a nursing home in Radovish have tested positive for COVID-19, Stip’s Public Health Center director, Dr. Marija Dimitrova said Monday. The residents of the nursing home have been hospitalized, and we submitted a proposal to the Commission for Infectious Diseases...

Economy 20.07.20 | 13:46

Swedish support to strengthen capacity of farmers affected by Covid-19

With the corona crisis underway, Macedonian agriculture is to face key challenges as rising uncertainty and unemployment, the lack of seasonal workers for the upcoming harvest, disrupted supply chains as well as the lack of direct measures to support small scale and rural businesses in tackling poverty,...

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