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New 4 COVID-19 cases in North Macedonia, 14 patients recover, 1 patient dies

The Health Ministry of North Macedonia informs that in the past 24 hours 1 337 tests were done and 4 new cases of COVID-19 were discovered in the country. Three of them are from Skopje and one from Prilep. In the same 24-hour period, 14 patients...

NMacedonia’s Health Minister proposes shorter curfew, informs on first case of the Indian strain

North Macedonia's Health Minister Venko Filipche today formally submitted to the Main Coordinating Crisis Headquarters the proposal of the Infectious Diseases Commission that the curfew and the measures against COVID-19 stay in power until the 15th of June nationwide, announced the Health Ministry. The Health...

10,530 Pfizer vaccines arrive in North Macedonia, vaccination with them starts tomorrow

Starting from tomorrow, the vaccination stations throughout North Macedonia will once again apply COVID-19 vaccines to the citizens. Yesterday afternoon a shipment of 10,530 Pfizer vaccines arrived, procured by the Health Ministry through direct negotiations with the producer. It's the first shipment from Pfizer, while...

AstraZeneca vaccine will not be administered to people under 60 in North Macedonia

North Macedonia's Health Minister Venko Filipche informed that yesterday during the regular coordination with the members of the Working Group for Immunization and the clinic directors, the opinion of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) regarding the safety of the AstraZeneca vaccine was being reviewed....

First vaccine to arrive in North Macedonia through COVAX is AstraZeneca’s – 24 000 doses expected on Sunday

Health Minister Venko Filipche announced through the official profiles on social networks yesterday evening that the first 24 000 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 through the  COVAX facility will arrive soon in North Macedonia. As Filipche stressed, it's the AstraZeneca vaccine. Filipche expects the vaccines...

The number of new COVID-19 infections increases by 56.4% compared to previous week

According to the weekly report issued by the Public health Institute for the period 22 - 28 February, a total of 20.161 materials were tested in the laboratories where the molecular testing for the presence of SARS-COV-2 is carried out, which is by 27.2%...

With the current vaccination rates, it will take 6 to 7 years to reach global immunity

The countries which started the COVID-19 vaccination of the population, can be irst can reach a collective immunity from 2 to 5 months from now as they will inoculate from 75 to 85% of the population. But, according to the data provided by Bloomberg,...

In North Macedonia 453 health workers inoculated in two days

In two days, 453 health workers that are working at COVID centers were inoculated against COVID-19, announced the Health Ministry of North Macedonia "The immunization of the health workers is proceeding without problems and with full capacity at the modular hospital in Skopje where 6...

With the 4.680 Pfizer vaccines from Serbia, North Macedonia will vaccinate 2.430 health workers

The vaccination of the health workers that are working in the COVID-19 centers in North Macedonia will start on Wednesday, in the modular ward of the Clinic for Infectious Diseases in Skopje, informs the Health Ministry of North Macedonia. This will also be the...

The drop in the COVID-19 death rate and the number of infections is not a signal for North Macedonia to relax

Even though the numbers of new infected patients on a daily basis from the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the people who died as of result of the COVID-19 infection in North Macedonia are dropping, the pandemic is still far from over and the people still...

Epidemy of Lies in the Balkans – online panel discussion organized by Istinomer on December 14

On the occasion of its 11th birthday, the first fact-checking media outlet in the Balkans region Istinomer will organize the online panel discussion “Epidemy of Lies on the Balkans” which will be held on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 16:00 CET on Zoom. Istinomer, based...

Health Minister Filipche: Restrictions on gatherings in order to avoid parks full of people

The new government decision to ban groups of more than four people in public spaces was made when we saw that the parks during the weekend are full of people, said the Minister of Health Venko Filipche. "The restriction on groups was made in order...

Health Minister Filipche: The whole Internal medicine clinic at the Clinical campus will be transformed into COVID treatment center

The beds that at the moment are available in Macedonian hospitals where COVID-19 infected patients are being hospitalized are quickly filled up. The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 has reached 890 which is around 7% of all people registered as infected. Apart from...

The forgotten heroes in the fight against COVID-19: Portraits of the employees at EMS

This is part of the Emergency medical services (EMS) staff in Skopje that last Saturday (06.06.2020) worked a 12-hour shift from 7 am until 7 pm, providing help for numerous citizens in the capital. Most of the calls were from people who thought they...

Health Minister Filipche: Ignoring the virus and denying its existence won’t help anyone

Ignoring the virus and denying its existence won't help anyone. Those that behave responsibly and are abiding by the measures, should serve as an example to others. The restrictions are undesirable and we will be able to avoid them only if we behave in...

Assistance from international funds will be seeked for cleanup of mercury at OHIS plant in North Macedonia

The dangers of pollution with the mercury in the Electrolysis plant in OHIS will be overcome by seeking help from international funds. At the start of 2020, North Macedonia ratified the Minamata Convention for Mercury and as its member, it will have access to...

The city of Skopje is the new hot spot for the COVID-19 virus in Macedonia

Until 21h, 6 more persons were tested positive to the virus informed last night, the Health Minister Venko Filipche. The number of registered infected people in Macedonia so far is 76. This means that yesterday there was a record number of people tested positive...

Parents of 600 children sign statements with refusal to use MMR vaccines

Starting from July 1st, the State Health and Sanitary Inspectorate is visited by parents of non-vaccinated children with an MRP vaccine who have signed statements that they refuse to vaccinate their children. By the end of this month, they have to state whether they...

Little Tamara from Veles died, who will bear the responsibility ?

This morning, about 6 am, with no signs of life, Tamara from Veles was taken to the Veles general hospital, reports "Telegraf". The reason for the girl's death is still unknown. - The girl was brought to us this morning, about 6 am, with no...