Tag: epidemic
Macedonia 02.07.20 | 15:42

Fifteen dead in one day!

Macedonia suffered the worst single daily death toll of the epidemic, with 15 patients dying from the coronavirus in the past day. The worst death toll so far, also registered during this on-going Second Wave of the epidemic, was 12. Eight of the fatalities are from Skopje. Their ages are given as ranging...

Macedonia Health 29.06.20 | 15:56

With 12 dead, Macedonia suffers the worst daily death toll of the epidemic

The coronavirus epidemic caused the worst daily death toll so far, with 12 dead reported. The previous worst daily toll was 11, also set during the current Second Wave of the epidemic, largely caused by violations of social distancing restrictions during the month of Ramadan. The Healthcare Ministry...

Macedonia 11.06.20 | 13:30

One of the worst tolls of the epidemic so far – five deaths and 175 newly infected patients

The Macedonain Healthcare Ministry reported that Wednesday was one of the worst days in the coronavirus epidemic, with exceptionally high 175 newly diagnosed patients, and five deaths – which is also one of the worst tolls. Thee of the patients who succumbed to Covid-19 are from Skopje. They were...

Macedonia 03.06.20 | 13:08

Taravari: The epidemic is out of control

The coronavirus epidemic in Macedonia is out of control, said doctor Arben Taravari, who is the Mayor of Gostivar and a top official of the Alliance of Albanians. Taravari, who was Healthcare Minister in Zaev’s first cabinet, spoke to Euronews Albania to note that Macedonia currently has a higher...

Macedonia 12.05.20 | 17:45

Healthcare Minister Filipce begins to downplay the risk of the epidemic

Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce was promoting positions aligned with the leader of his SDSM party Zoran Zaev today, as he was insisting that the coronavirus epidemic is on the wane. Filipce insisted that the spike in newly diagnosed cases over the past days is due to several mass events where the virus...

Macedonia 12.04.20 | 11:09

Deutsche Welle runs an angry, divisive article about the coronavirus aid sent to Macedonia

An editorial from the Macedonian office of Deutsche Welle left readers scratching their heads whether the account has been hacked. The angry editorial signed by Ljupco Popovski, that was also shared via the DW Twitter account, politicized the medical assistance that Macedonia received over the past 10...

Macedonia 12.04.20 | 10:30

Macedonian Academy expects the epidemic to peak in early May with 1.100 patients

The Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts predicts that the peak of the coronavirus epidemic will be reached at early May, at about 1.100 infected patients. MANU President Ljupco Kocarev and Petar Jovanovski said that this is an improvement on the initial projections that saw 2.000 patients in Maceodnia....

Macedonia 08.04.20 | 13:41

Persons with disabilities will be allowed out for an extra hour a day

Persons with disabilities will receive an extra hour exemption from the strict curfew that went into effect today. They will be allowed outside between 19h and 20h on workdays and on weekends, when the whole of the country is supposed to be under a total lock-down, persons with disabilities will be allowed...

Macedonia 28.03.20 | 15:33

Opposition leader Mickoski proposes plan to salvage the economy, says he’s ready to present it before the Government

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski invited the SDSM party led Government to an urgent meeting to discuss in more details his proposal for handling the growing economic crisis caused by the coronavirus epidemic. Mickoski said that there is a better approach than the one favored by SDSM – which...

Macedonia 24.03.20 | 14:58

The police is getting serious – fines for restaurants, companies and individuals who violate the epidemic restrictions

After a brief warning period, police officers have been actively fining owners of establishments and individuals who are violating the curfew imposed because of the coronavirus. A family from Bitola faces 12.000 EUR in fines after they were found violatng their order to self-isolate at home. The couple...

Macedonia 19.03.20 | 12:44

MAN asks for measures to help journalists reporting from the frontline of the epidemic

The Macedonian Association of Journalists (MAN) called on the Government to provide help to the media outlets who are struggling to continue to operate during the epidemic and to inform the public on how to stay safe. Just like the doctors, the police and the military, journalists can’t keep a...