Tag: deaths
Macedonia 03.09.21 | 20:48

Macedonia coronavirus toll reaches 6,000 deaths

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 deaths in Macedonia surpassed 6,000 today and reached 6,013. Over 178,000 citizens were diagnosed with the illness since early 2020, and there are currently just under 15,000 active cases. Macedonia is now in the midst of a major corona wave, after the lack of restrictions...

Macedonia 21.06.21 | 13:15

Report shows that mortality was 26 percent higher in 2020 compared to 2019

Mortality in 2020 was 26 percent higher than in 2019, reflecting the toll of the coronavirus pandemic, the State Statistics Bureau (DZS) informed. There were 25,775 deaths registered in 2020, compared to 20,446 in 2019. The Healthcare Ministry reported about 2,500 coronavirus deaths at the end of 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 06.05.21 | 19:27

Alliance and Alternative demand responsibility for the number of coronavirus deaths

The “Alternative and Alliance for Albanians” coalition believes that the Government and the Ministry of Health continue to act recklessly in dealing with the pandemic, which results in a large number of Covid-19 deaths, as well as other health and material damage, said the coalition. Despite...

Macedonia 23.04.21 | 09:07

The Economist: Macedonia had a high rate of excess deaths in 2020, which were not attributed to Covid-19

A report by The Economist found that Macedonia had 5,870 excess death in April – December 2020 than during a regular year – twice more than the reported Covid-19 deaths for the same period. The magazine is comparing the death rate during previous years to that during the pandemic months of...

Macedonia 07.04.21 | 16:54

Worst week during the pandemic – 260 deaths, 18 of them were aged 20 to 49

In one week, ie in the period from March 29 to April 4, a total of 7,933 new Covid-19 cases  were registered in 35 cities in the country, and 260 patients died, according to the weekly analysis of the Institute of Public Health. In these seven days, highest number of new cases and deaths was registered,...

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 25.02.21 | 14:14

Number of coronavirus deaths spiked by 62.8 percent in the past week

With 70 coronavirus deaths over the pas week, Macedonia saw a significant increase of 62.8 percent compared to the previous week. Of the deceased, 65 were aged over 60 years and five were aged between 50 and 59. This is believed to be result of the spread of the British strain of the virus, which is...

Macedonia 04.12.20 | 10:39

Macedonia ranks first in the Balkans and seventh in the world in Covid-19 deaths per million

Macedonia continues to lead the region in coronavirus deaths per million, and now also reached the seventh place worldwide in the same dismal category. The Institute for Public Health of Macedonia currently estimates 887 deaths per million in Macedonia. This ranks the country seventh in the world, behind...

Macedonia 03.12.20 | 15:14

Two female Covid-19 patients died in Debar

Two patients died of Covid-19 in the Debar hospital overnight, hospital manager Baki Halili said. The patients, a woman from Debar and a woman from Rostuse, both had prior health issues and succumbed to the disease after midnight and early this morning. There are currently 12 patients treated in the...

Macedonia 27.11.20 | 22:19

Corona report: 28 deaths and 1,093 new cases

The Healthcare Ministry reported 28 new deaths of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours. The deaths were reported in Skopje (9), Tetovo (5), Gostivar (4) and other cities. Their ages ranged from 39 to 86 and most of the patients died during hospital treatment. The total death toll now stands at 1,658. There...

News 19.11.20 | 08:44

Macedonia has the worst pre-lockdown death rate in all of Europe

Macdonia has a far greater Covid-19 death rate than any other European country had prior to declaring the new lockdowns. Accorrding to the European center for disease prevention and control, with 92 deaths per week per million, Macedonia is way above worst performing countries like Belgium (70 deaths...

Macedonia 28.10.20 | 13:27

Thanks to government measures, Macedonia among top five countries with highest number of Covid-19 cases and deaths

The number of new Covid-19 cases and deaths in Macedonia is soaring. The measures announced by the Minister of Health Venko Filipce and the Commission for Infectious Diseases do not bear fruit. The world statistics also speak about the inappropriate measures adopted by the government in the country....

Macedonia 24.10.20 | 18:42

Fourteen Covid-19 deaths in one day

Macedonia saw another very high daily death toll today, with the Healthcare Ministry reporting 14 deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. The deceased patients were aged 51 to 83 and were from Prilep, Kumanovo (2), Kriva Palanka, Skopje, Gevgelija, Kocani, Struga, Bitola, Resen (2), Berovo and Tetovo....

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 11:23

Coronavirus death toll reaches 700

Seven months into the pandemic, the number of coronavirus patients who have died in Macedonia reached 700. The first positive case, a woman who arrived from Italy, was registered on February 26, and schools closed two weeks later, but the deaths initially were few and far between. Now, especially after...

Macedonia 06.09.20 | 17:22

Three coronavirus deaths, number of newly infected falls below 100

Three patients died of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, while the number of newly infected patients dropped below 100. There were 92 positive out of 997 tests conducted in this period, most of them in Skopje (17) and strangely, in the small city of Delcevo (13). The deceased patients are a 41...

Macedonia 03.09.20 | 15:29

No deaths reported, 166 new coronavirus cases found out of 1,756 tests

The daily coronavirus report contains no deaths from the illness, and 166 newly diagnosed cases. The new cases were found in 1,756 tests – most of them were in Skopje (46) and Kumanovo (17). The number of active cases is estimated at 2,191, indicating a continued decline. The most active cases...

Macedonia 29.08.20 | 16:27

Six Covid-19 deaths reported, Prilep and Delcevo among the worst hit cities with new infections

A second high casualty day was reported in a row, with six patients dying of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours. The Healthcare Ministry informed that the deceased patients include two men from Prilep aged 54 and 78, two from Skopje (63 and 80), a man from Ohrid (56) and a man from Stip (82). This...

Macedonia 15.08.20 | 18:07

Four Covid-19 deaths reported over the past 24 hours

There are four deaths reported in the latest daily coronavirus report issued by the Healthcare Ministry, which brings the total death toll of the epidemic to 539. The deceased patients include two men from Skopje (aged 54 and 55), a woman from Kavadarci (69) and a man from Sveti Nikole (70). There were...

Macedonia 07.08.20 | 17:42

Coronavirus toll: Two deaths, 155 new cases, 3,428 total active cases

Two patients died of Covid-19 in the past day. The Healthcare Ministry said that the patients were from Skopje and Stip, aged 80 and 74. There were 155 newly diagnosed cases, after 1,845 tests were conducted. Nearly half of the new cases are in Skopje, followed by Gostivar with 22 cases. The number of...

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