The Health Ministry informs that in the past 24 hours, 971 tests were conducted and 175 new COVID-19 cases were registered. In the capital there are 131 new cases; in Kumanovo 24; Štip, Struga, Gostivar, Prilep, and Sveti Nikole each have 2 new cases, Tetovo has 5, Veles – 4 and Ohrid has 1 new case.

The Public Health Institute registered 18 recovered patients, while 5 patients have passed away.

“At the Clinic for Infectious Diseases, a patient from Prilep aged 72 passed away. At the “8th of September” City Hospital in Skopje, three patients from Skopje and one from Gostivar have passed away. The total number of people diagnosed with COVID-19 since the start of the epidemic is 3.538 while the number of recovered patients is 1.682. The death toll of the epidemic is 169 and the number of active cases is 1.687″, informs the Health Ministry.