Tag: Venko Filipce
Macedonia 07.08.20 | 10:14

Zaev and Filipce only count the lost lives and lie that the epidemic has been handled

The Republic of Macedonia is a black hole in the region and in Europe in terms of the number of coronavirus infections and deaths. The citizens are left alone, and Zaev and Filipce only count the lost lives and lie that the epidemic has been handled and that they have the situation under control, accuses...

Macedonia 07.08.20 | 10:04

Filipce: Second wave of COVID-19 came as a result of failure to comply with protection measures in place

There must be sanctions for non-compliance with measures. Recently there were failures, lack of proper control where people were gathering and events were organized. However, citizens must also be aware that they need to follow measures in place to protect themselves and public health, Health Minister...

Health 03.08.20 | 11:39

Filipce urges people who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate blood plasma

Until now we have secured 61 units of convalescent plasma for treatment of COVID-9 patients, says Health Minister Venko Filipce. A person who has recovered from the coronavirus can donate blood plasma, Minister Filipce says in a Facebook post. Let’s be humane and help patients who are still fighting...

Health 24.07.20 | 15:29

6 patients die, 129 new COVID-19 cases registered in Macedonia

Of 1,535 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, 129 new COVID-19 cases were registered in Macedonia, including 45 in the capital Skopje, Health Minister Venko Filipce posted on Facebook. New cases were also registered in Kumanovo (7), Debar (1), Stip (25), Prilep (4), Tetovo (9), Struga (5), Bitola (6),...

Health 13.07.20 | 16:25

Filipce: Last week there was a slight increase in number of newly diagnosed COVID-19 cases, but not higher than the previous three weeks

Health Minister Venko Filipce said Monday that he does not expect increased influx of COVID-19 patients in the future that will be admitted to the hospitals. The trends in new cases are approximately the same and the percentage of hospitalized patients from the total number of newly diagnosed is the...

Macedonia 12.07.20 | 19:03

On a day with 136 new coronavirus cases, Filipce called on citizens to vote for “safe health” and SDSM

Out of 991 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, 136 new COVID-19 cases were registered in the country. Six patients died and 123 people were registered by the Institute of Public Health as recovered patients, the Health Ministry said Sunday. Of the confirmed cases, 46 were registered in Skopje, followed...

Health 09.07.20 | 14:07

Filipce: Health protocols when voting easy to implement, need to be respected

The recommended health protocols to ensure safe voting process for all voters and participants in the election process can be easily implemented, they just need to be respected. The State Election Commission trained the members of the Election Boards how to implement safety protocols, Health Minister...

Macedonia 09.07.20 | 12:58

Parents of school-age children to return to work, those of preschoolers still released

Health Minister Venko Filipce said on Thursday that parents of school-age children under 10 are to return to work, while those of preschoolers are still exempted. Parents of school-age children are no longer exempted from work as the school year is over. The decision releasing parents of preschoolers...

Macedonia 07.07.20 | 15:04

Filipce drives a car donated by China to a party event, Anti-Corruption to seek responsibility from him

The Anti-Corruption Commission has determined that Venko Filipce, the Minister of Health, participated in a party gathering of SDSM and the coalition in Stip with a vehicle donated by China. The complaint of VMRO-DPMNE is accepted with a measure of seeking responsibility that will be submitted to the...

Macedonia 07.07.20 | 13:07

Filipce: Voting on Election Day will be safe

Health Minister Venko Filipche said Tuesday that he and the Commission for Infectious Diseases have been fully committed over the past four months in ensuring recommendations, laws and protocols to prevent the coronavirus spread. The protocols we drafted for the reopening of businesses and getting life...

Macedonia 06.07.20 | 15:45

Filipce: Situation at borders monitored, measures to be undertaken if necessary

The increased number of new coronavirus infections in neighboring countries could lead to measures being undertaken at our borders, if there is an established risk for our health system, said Health Minister Venko Filipce on Monday. We have been discussing the rising number of cases in the neighborhood...

Macedonia 06.07.20 | 09:49

Filipce forecast 2,000, and the number of Covid-19 cases in Macedonia exceeded 7,000

Health Minister Venko Filipce forecast 2,000, and, unfortunately, the number of Covid-19 cases in Macedonia exceeded 7,000, stressed VMRO-DPMNE, according to which this is a result of the irresponsibility and incompetence of the current Zaev government. Instead of being dedicated to the health and lives...

Macedonia 26.06.20 | 15:36

Filipce: No need for movement restrictions, autumn wave a challenge

Health Minister Venko Filipce said Friday there is currently no indication over the enforcement of movement restrictions. The COVID-19 transmission factor has been below 1 in recent days and if this is maintained the number of patients will drop. Minister Filipce told a press conference that despite...

Macedonia 26.06.20 | 13:12

Epidemiologist Stojanov is the new acting director of the Public Health Center, Filipce dismisses Dr. Ziberi

Dr. Aleksandar Stojanov, an epidemiologist with the Public Health Center, has been appointed the new acting director of the Center, the Ministry of Health said on Friday. The Ministry of Health informs that the acting director of the Skopje Public Health Center, Dr. Arben Ziberi has been dismissed. Ziberi...

Macedonia 25.06.20 | 15:51

Filipce announces Ziberi’s dismissal after he boasted that he helped open the borders for expats to vote

Minister of Health Venko Filipce denied Thursday the statement of the Director of the Public Health Center Arben Ziberi that he personally interfered with the Commission for Infectious Diseases to open the borders, and pointed out that he will consult with lawyers if the director can be replaced immediately...

Macedonia 19.06.20 | 20:52

Filipce expects Skopje hotspot to flatten next week

Health Minister Venko Filipce said Friday the COVID-19 hospitalization in the country is under 15 percent, other patients have mild symptoms and are treated at home, while the rest are asymptomatic cases. Under 15 percent of cases receive hospital treatment, others have mild symptoms and are treated...

Macedonia Health 19.06.20 | 18:22

Identity of people refusing self-isolation orders to be made public

The names of people refusing to accept self-isolation orders will be made public today or tomorrow at the latest, announced Health Minister Venko Filipce on Friday. Some 450 self-isolation orders are involved, according to him. Filipce said the issue had been discussed this morning by the members of...

Macedonia 19.06.20 | 17:25

Filipce says system can handle patient influx

We have the capacity to handle the patient influx and there are sufficient available beds for intensive care, considering that a large number of patients will be released from hospital as of next week, said Health Minister Venko Filipce on Friday. Minister Filipce told reporters in Prilep there is a...

Macedonia Health 17.06.20 | 17:11

Filipce expects the number of hospitalized patients to grow, hospitals reorganizing capacities

We expect admitted patients to outnumber those released in the next seven days and that is why we should withstand this wave. Afterwards we expect a drop in the number of hospitalized patients, said Health Minister Venko Filipce on Wednesday. It is very important to have the situation under control and...

Macedonia 16.06.20 | 12:04

Filipce: All candidates and parties must respect coronavirus measures during election campaign

Following the announced date for the early parliamentary elections, Health Minster Venko Filipce urged all political actors to be responsible during entire election process without endangering people’s health. In regard to agreed date for the elections, I would like to send a message to all political...

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