Tag: patients
Macedonia 13.09.21 | 16:37

Horror at Skopje modular hospital as well: Nobody helps them, patients left without water

A video appeared on social networks with the testimony of a citizen of Skopje who describes what she saw in the Skopje modular hospital treating Covid-19 patients. Horror is the right word as she describes it. Horrific. In these hospitals 80% or more are Albanians, and they receive no help. Every day,...

Macedonia 15.06.21 | 10:29

Only one new patient admitted to the Covid clinics in Skopje, 30 remain in treatment

The main Covid-19 centers in the capital Skopje admitted only 1 new patient over the past 24 hours. The 8th of September hospital and the Infectious Diseases Clinic treat a total of 30 patients at the moment. The Third Wave of the epidemic, which hit Macedonia especially hard during March, April and...

Macedonia 18.05.21 | 14:03

Number of patients hospitalized with Covid drops under 500

The number of coronavirus positive patients and those with Covid-19 symptoms dropped below 500 and now stands at 467. The major Third Wave of the illness which began in March is now abating, with daily infections in double digits and the number of active cases is under 4,000 after reaching 15,000 at...

Macedonia 04.03.21 | 10:47

Number of Covid-19 patients increases by 56 percent compared to previous week, most of them were diagnosed in Skopje

According to the weekly report of the Institute of Public Health for February 22- 28, a total of 20,161 smears were analyzed in labs equipped to detect SARS-CoV-2 in Macedonia, 27.2% more than the previous week. 3,628 new cases were registered in 32 cities across the country, with an increase of 56.4%...

Macedonia 22.08.20 | 18:22

Daily coronavirus death toll spikes to six

The daily coronavirus report prepared by the Healthcare Ministry points to a higher than usual number of deaths – six over the past 24 hours, and 159 newly diagnosed patients. Four of the deceased patients were from Skopje, aged 77 to 86. One was from Gostivar (61) and one from Stip (76). One of...

Macedonia 13.08.20 | 14:55

Two patients die of Covid-19, number of active cases countrywide stands at 3,163

Two patients died of the Covid-19 over the past day, informed the Healthcare Ministry in its daily report. The patients were a man from Skopje aged 88 and a woman from Kicevo aged 80. The female patient was not hospitalized at the time of the death. The Ministry recorded another slight daily decrease...

Macedonia 19.07.20 | 16:50

Eight patients, including a 34-year old, died of the coronavirus

Eight patients, including a 34 year old, have died of coronavirus in the past day, the Healthcare Ministry informed. Five of the deceased were from Skopje, and one each from Struga, Tetovo and Kicevo. One died in the Tetovo general hospital, six were treated in the two clinics set aside for the most...

Macedonia 08.07.20 | 16:54

Only 137 patients with Covid-19 registered to vote, and a third of the medical staff asked to organize the vote backed out

Only 137 patients with Covid-19 registered to vote in the coming elections, it was reported today. Even though there are over 3.500 active patents, voting appears to be the last thing on their minds. According to the electoral regulations, patients who are diagnosed with Covid can ask to vote before...

Health 08.07.20 | 12:20

PHI: Number of Covid-19 patients between the ages of 20-39 increases, total number of new cases declining

According to the Public Health Institute’s weekly report for the period June 29 – July 5, the number of new coronavirus cases in Macedonia has decreased, while the number of recovered patients rose compared to the previous week, the Health Ministry said in a press release Wednesday. Of the 8,422...

Macedonia 25.06.20 | 11:25

Critical at Skopje’s “8 September” hospital: Over 100 patients need oxygen support

More than 100 patients infected with COVID -19 hospitalized at the “8 September” city hospital need oxygen support, hospital director doctor Dr. Kristijan Kostov told “Fokus”. The most critical patients are brought here at the last minute. We have 140 patients for the first time...

Macedonia Health 18.06.20 | 11:01

No patient who was on mechanical ventilation was saved at the Infectious Diseases Clinic

Unfortunately, no patient who was on mechanical ventilation was saved at the Infectious Diseases Clinic, said the director of the clinic, Dr. Milena Stevanovic. Therefore, the recommendation of the world centers that have a huge amount of experience and that have treated patients with mechanical ventilation,...

Macedonia 21.05.20 | 17:28

Seven of the 40 newly diagnosed patients come from the same family in Skopje’s Aerodrom district

Out of the 40 newly diagnosed patients that were reported in the past 24 hours, seven come from the same family in Aerodrom. That is Skopje’s densely populated district with many high rises – living conditions that promote the spread of the virus. The Fokus magazine reports that patients...

Macedonia 15.04.20 | 15:22

One dead, 12 recovered and 66 new Covid-19 cases registered in Macedonia, total tally rises to 974

The Ministry of Health informed that the test result of a patient who died two days ago at the “8 September” hospital, came back positive for the coronavirus today. The 76-year-old patient from Skopje was hospitalized with the symptoms of the virus. According to the final confirmation of...

Macedonia 23.03.20 | 13:16

Coronavirus epidemic: 22 new cases diagnosed in Macedonia, total goes up to 136

The Healthcare Ministry informed that 22 new coronavirus patients were diagnosed over the past 24 hours. Most of them were in the capital Skopje (15), followed by the hotbed of Debar – 4. Two patients were diagnosed in Kumanovo and one in Ohrid. This brings the total number of patients in Macedonia...

Macedonia Health 18.03.20 | 23:03

Seven new coronavirus cases confirmed tonight, total number of patients in Macedonia rises to 42

As part of the early screening process for the coronavirus that began in several municipalities, 30 tests were conducted with wider indication and an additional 8 that arrived through the Infectious Diseases Clinic in Skopje this afternoon, Health Minister Venko Filipce informed Wednesday evening. Of...

Macedonia 25.02.19 | 12:13

Two bus passengers remain in critical condition

Two passengers injured in the horrific bus crash on the Skopje – Tetovo highway remain in critical condition, hospital sources say. Fifteen people were killed in the crash on February 13th, when a bus carrying employees, students and passengers from the capital Skopje to Gostivar slid off the highway...