Tag: curfew
Macedonia 27.11.20 | 11:35

Curfew after 9 pm will not change anything, says Filipce

Curfew after 9 pm will not change anything because it is quite empty then. Catering facilities are not working and gatherings in public spaces is banned, the Minister of Health Venko Filipce said at a press conference on Friday. Home gatherings, as he said, remain a certain risk, although there is a...

Macedonia 23.11.20 | 20:17

Mickoski supports a curfew in order to save lives

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski described the coronavirus situation as “out of control” and came out in support of a new evening curfew. The policies of the Government brought us to a new abyss. One evil is to have a curfew and harm the economy, and the other is that many people will...

Macedonia 20.11.20 | 08:07

Viral expert calls for curfews, says the system can’t handle this rate of infections

Epidemiologist and former Healthcare Minister Dragan Danilovski believes that the Government needs to introduce an evening and weekend curfew in order to slow down the run-away rate of coronavirus infections. Our healthcare system can’t sustain a rate of 1,000 infections and 30 deaths a day, Danilovski...

Macedonia 19.11.20 | 23:08

Danilovski: Weekend restrictions and curfew needed

Epidemiologist Dragan Danilovski believes that without weekend restrictions and curfew, the health system will not be able to cope with the pace of 1,000 patients per day and about 30 dead. The current measures show that this growth of patients can be stopped, which means that in some coming longer period...

Macedonia 18.11.20 | 09:39

Zaev announces a curfew starting from 5 pm or 6 pm

Analyzes are being made for the next steps in dealing with COVID-19, restrictions are being considered, for which the Security Council will meet these days, but the measures for personal protection have started to give results – since November 1, the transmission factor has been decreasing and...

Macedonia 09.11.20 | 17:58

Corona commission angry with lack of respect for its recommendations, may propose a new curfew

Healthcare officials are looking into the possibility of advising the Government will look into the possibility of imposing an evening curfew. Currently the Government imposed a strict mask mandate, even when you’re outside alone, and advised citizens not to be out after 21h and to avoid family...

Macedonia 05.11.20 | 15:44

Order to mobilize the army could lead to a new curfew

President Stevo Pendarovski signed an order to mobilize the military to assist other institutions in fighting the coronavirus epidemic, which is spiking to unprecedented levels in Macedonia. According to the order, the army will help, disarmed, in support of the Healthcare Ministry, transport and storage...

Macedonia 03.11.20 | 21:26

Zaev: Curfew does not give results, but if necessary, it will be introduced

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Tuesday in an interview with Sitel that the curfew does not give results, but if necessary it will be introduced. Curfew will not be introduced for now, because we are seeing where the virus is spreading. Literally, most of the virus is spread through gatherings and not...

Macedonia 29.10.20 | 15:39

Pendarovski: No curfew will be introduced for now

At the moment, we are not considering a curfew in the form we had in the spring, said President Stevo Pendarovski after today’s meeting of the Security Council. I see that the issue is becoming more and more present in the public about the lockdown that some countries have announced and that people...

Macedonia 26.10.20 | 21:52

Filipce assures the public that he is not planning new curfews

Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce assured the public that at the moment there is no intention to re-introduce evening curfews. Macedonia is struggling with a major spike of coronavirus deaths and new cases, with the onset of colder weather. Filipce insisted that there are no plans in place to lock the...

Macedonia 26.10.20 | 14:49

Filipce: Curfew is not a solution

The Minister of Health Venko Filipce after the meeting with the Commission for Infectious Diseases pointed out that curfew is not a solution, but it is necessary for the citizens to respect the measures. Regarding the high number of Covid-19 deaths, Filipce points out that many of them had other chronic...

Macedonia 15.10.20 | 18:07

Epidemic committee considering whether to propose a new curfew and a state of emergency

Doctor Aleksandar Stojanov, who is a member of the Committee on infectious diseases, said that they are reviewing the possibility of proposing a new evening curfew, as well as recommending that a state of emergency is declared again. Macedonia is currently going through a major spike in coronavirus cases,...

Macedonia 10.10.20 | 12:16

New curfew planned if current restrictions don’t slow the spread of the virus

Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce announced that the Government will restore the curfew if the current measures fail to reduce the number of coronavirus infections. The Government banned club and even home parties, evening gathering in public spaces and mandated the wearing of masks even in by yourself...

Macedonia 18.08.20 | 14:17

More calls for new restriction measures as the coronavirus epidemic continues to rage

Aleksandar Stojanov, head of the Institute for public health, joined in the announcements that Macedonia could face new curfews linked to the coronavirus epidemic. A similar announcement recently came from Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce. After the “corona elections”, Filipce announces...

Macedonia 29.07.20 | 10:28

Prosecutors still going after curfew violators – seven citizens could be fined with 2.000 EUR each

Even though the evening curfews have ended, prosecutors are still going after citizens who were caught violating them during the period of movement restrictions. Prosecutors proposed that the court fines seven citizens with 2.000 EUR each for the violation. The curfews lasted for two months and were...

Macedonia 11.06.20 | 16:48

Filipce: No need to introduce a curfew and extend the state of emergency

So far, there is no need to introduce a curfew. With the intensified controls on the ground and conducting surveys through which the contacts are determined, the clusters are known, in Stip a certain measure was introduced in which a decision was made to close the textile factories. We noticed that the...

Macedonia 09.06.20 | 17:53

Instead of a curfew, intensified controls at the hotspots in the country

At today’s 63rd session regarding the efforts to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government concluded that intensified controls and monitoring should be introduced in targeted areas of the City of Skopje and the municipalities in the City of Skopje, then in the surrounding Skopje...

Macedonia 09.06.20 | 09:31

Government meets to decide whether to reintroduce the curfew

The Macedonian Government is expected to meet today to discuss introducing new restrictions on movement as the Second Wave of the coronavirus epidemic is gripping the country. Most restrictions were abolished two weeks ago, when the Government declared a victory over the epidemic, but as soon as this...

Macedonia 08.06.20 | 17:12

Government postpones its decision on whether to impose a new curfew for tomorrow

The decision on whether Macedonia will be exposed to a new round of evening curfews will be announced by the Government tomorrow. The Committee on infectious diseases proposed that the cities of Skopje, Kumanovo, Tetovo and Stip are placed under a curfew that will begin at 22h each evening. These densely...

Macedonia 08.06.20 | 13:44

180 detained for breaking curfew

Over the past 24 hours, 204 people were caught breaking curfew, of whom 180 were detained and appropriate measures will be taken for the rest, the Interior Ministry said in a press release Monday. The Ministry of Interior issued in the past 24 hours 511 isolation orders, while 70 people signed self-isolation...

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