Tag: quarantine
Macedonia 11.07.20 | 22:38

Several Macedonian nationals placed under quarantine after arriving from Afghanistan

Macedonian nationals who have arrived from Afghanistan have been placed under quarantine after it was determined that some of them tested positive for COVID-19, the Health Ministry confirmed to MIA. Macedonian nationals have arrived from Afghanistan. According to information, some of them have tested...

Macedonia 26.06.20 | 16:40

List of citizens who refused to quarantine made public

Healthcare officials published the list of 138 citizens who have refused to accept their orders to go into self-isolation, after being in contact with persons infected with the coronavirus, or after a trip to a high risk country. The list has mostly people who live in Skopje – 104 names on it...

Macedonia 26.06.20 | 10:31

Authorities stop enforcement of self-isolation and quarantine decisions

The State Sanitary and Health Inspectorate stopped Thursday the enforcement of all decisions in period June 13-25 on putting persons who entered Macedonia with a negative PCR test and a signed statement under health supervision and in home isolation, along with decisions issued to persons that exempt...

Macedonia 26.06.20 | 09:52

Macedonia reopens borders without coronavirus test, quarantine rules

As of Friday, Macedonia is fully reopening its borders, enabling free movement of Macedonian and foreign nationals without the obligation to provide a valid PCR coronavirus test, and without having to be quarantined. The decision was reached by the Government on Tuesday, based on recommendations of the...

Macedonia 20.06.20 | 14:21

Second corona wave leaves Macedonia isolated

The major Second Wave of the coronavirus, that hit Macedonia after the month of Ramadan, left the country regionally isolated. As other countries in the Balkans and Europe are reopening their borders, Macedonian citizens can travel only to Albania, Kosovo and Serbia. All other countries require tests...

Macedonia 09.06.20 | 21:50

People refusing to accept self-isolation, providing false data will go into state quarantine at their own expense

The Government passed Tuesday changes to the Decree on implementation of the law for the population’s protection from contagious diseases during a state of emergency. According to the Decree, if a person refuses to accept a decision for self-isolation, provides false personal information or false data...

Balkans 08.06.20 | 10:47

Slovenia introduces mandatory quarantine for travelers coming from Macedonia

Slovenia’s government has decided that to introduce a mandatory 14-day quarantine for Macedonian citizens entering Slovenia, MIA’s correspondent  in Ljubljana reports. This decision applies to everyone, whether they are citizens of Slovenia, Macedonia or a member state of the European Union. The...

Macedonia 04.06.20 | 20:51

Bulgaria puts Macedonia back on the black list, orders mandatory 14 days of quarantine for our citizens

Due to the spike in new coronavirus cases and deaths in Macedonia, Bulgaria reversed its decision to open the border, and will have all Macedonian citizens crossing over held in a mandatory two weeks long quarantine. Macedonia is now an outlier in the Balkans, where most countries are declaring an end...

Balkans 01.06.20 | 19:10

Bulgaria lifts quarantine for arrivals from Macedonia

Quarantine for people who arrived to Bulgaria from the EU, Serbia and Macedonia between May 20 and 31 and who have not been in contact with COVID-19 patients is lifted under an order by Health Minister Kiril Ananiev on Monday. Quarantine remains in place for all individuals who entered Bulgaria between...

Macedonia 01.06.20 | 13:43

Top SDSM police official goes into quarantine a day after campaigning among the citizens of Kumanovo

Deputy Interior Minister Slavjanka Petrovska announced that she is also entering quarantine, after being possibly exposed to the coronavirus, during her pre-election campaigning. Денес се дружев со граѓаните на Куманово. Им посакав добро здравје...

Macedonia 29.05.20 | 15:57

Government is considering imposing full quarantine over swathes of Skopje

Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce said that he will propose that the state of emergency is extended and that quarantine is imposed in some of he most densely populated parts of Skopje. The move comes during the latest spike in newly diagnosed cases, likely linked to the Muslim holy month of Ramadan....

World 25.05.20 | 18:40

Spain to lift quarantine for foreign tourists from July 1

Spain will lift a requirement for foreign tourists to undergo a two-week quarantine from July 1, the government said on Monday in a statement, Reuters reports. Under current restrictions, visitors from abroad must isolate themselves for two weeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Foreign Minister...

World 22.05.20 | 23:07

Britain requires travellers from abroad to enter 14-day quarantine

All travellers entering Britain after June 8 must self isolate for two weeks in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel announced at a press conference on Friday. Travellers entering the country must provide an address and contact details where they...

Macedonia 22.05.20 | 20:19

State quarantine for persons returning from abroad replaced by home isolation with PCR test

If persons returning from abroad by humanitarian flights or convoys have made PCR COVID-19 tests 72 hours prior to entering Macedonia, they will be sent to mandatory home isolation instead of mandatory state quarantine, the Government decided on Friday. Mandatory home isolation is also ordered for foreigners...

Macedonia 19.05.20 | 17:33

Citizens allowed out of quarantine won’t have to self-isolate

The Macedonian Government has ordered an end to the mandatory period of self-isolation that followed the quarantine after return from travel abroad. Citizens returning from abroad will still have to remain two to three weeks in quarantine, usually in a hotel, but after that period they will be allowed...

Macedonia 17.05.20 | 10:52

There will be no quarantine once the borders open

Once the borders open, it will not be possible to implement the 14-day quarantine in any of the countries in the region, Minister of Health Venko Filipce said. For now, anyone who returns to Macedonia or wants to go abroad must quarantine for two weeks.

Macedonia 15.05.20 | 18:18

All travelers are equal, but.. – Government allows its officials to travel abroad without going into quarantine after they return

The Government adopted a set of guidelines that will allow officials to travel without needed to submit to the coronavirus restrictions that are in place for “common” citizens. The nuch criticized proposal will allow officials to go abroad without having to stay in mandatory quarantine for...

Macedonia 29.04.20 | 13:58

105 people placed in state quarantine at Popova Sapka

105 repatriated nationals have been placed in 14-day mandatory state quarantine in Popova Sapka hotels as of Tuesday night, in line with measures aimed to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Macedonia. 68 people have been put up at the Slavija hotel and 37 at the Arena hotel. This is the third group...

Macedonia 14.04.20 | 15:58

Local authorities in Kumanovo – Macedonia’s hardest hit city – demand a full, two weeks long quarantine

Given the geometrically progressing number of coronavirus patients, Kumanovo Mayor Maksim Dimtirievski asked the Government to impose a complete quarantine, banning people from entering or leaving he city. Kumanovo and Debar lead Macedonia in per capita infections and deaths, but the much smaller Debar...

Macedonia 13.04.20 | 19:59

Mandatory quarantien for citizens returning to Macedonia increased to three weeks

Macedonian citizens returning to the country will be placed in a longer, three weeks quarantine, instead of the two weeks imposed now. The Government issued a decree to change the quarantine rules that apply to all citizens who come back to Macedonia from high risk foreign countries. The citizens are...

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