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Government of North Macedonia lifts COVID-19 restrictions at borders

The government of North Macedonia at yesterday's session accepted the recommendations of the Infectious Diseases Commission and the proposal of the Main Coordination Headquarters, and lifted the restrictions for the Macedonian nationals and foreign visitors entering the country to present COVID-19 certificates at border crossings, informs government's Press Service. Entry into the country so far was allowed to the citizens...

North Macedonia envisages that public sector employees come to work with negative PCR test or certificate of at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

In North Macedonia, all the pubic sector employees i.e. the central administration employees, the employees of the local self-government units, all the state institutions, will have to come to work with a certificate for at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine or with a negative PCR-test results, done at their expense. If they don't have any of the confirmations...

The number of COVID-19 deaths in North Macedonia surpassed 7 000

The Health Ministry of North Macedonia informed yesterday afternoon that since the start of the current pandemic, 7 021 people died form COVID-19 in the country. In the previous 24 hours, 11 new COVID-deaths were registered, including a 35-year old patient from the city of Prilep. However, in the same time period three previous COVID-19 deaths were reported by the...

New 1 402 COVID-19 cases in North Macedonia, 29 patients die

The Health Ministry of North Macedonia informs that according to the data provided by the Public Health Institute - PHI, in the past 24 hours 3 978 tests were done and 1 402 new cases of COVID-19 were discovered. Nearly half of the new cases are from the capital Skopje – 603, and the cities with second highest number of...

New 999 COVID-19 cases in North Macedonia, 24 patients die, 22% rise since past week

The Health Ministry of North Macedonia informs that according to the data provided by the Public Health Institute -PHI, in the past 24 hours, 3 627 tests were done and 999 new cases of COVID-19 were discovered. More than half of the new cases are from the capital Skopje – 539, and the cities with second highest number of infections...

North Macedonia with all-time high – 641 new COVID-19 cases, number of active cases surpassed 6 000

North Macedonia registered today an all-time high number of newly diagnosed cases of COVID-19. According to the Ministry of Health, in the past 24 hours 2 688 COVID-19 tests were done and 641 new patients were diagnosed with the disease. More than half of them, 325, are from the capital Skopje. The Institute of Public Health registered 233 recoveries, and...

Medical students in North Macedonia engaged in the war against COVID-19

Medical students engaged in the war against COVID-19 in North Macedonia. "We are in a humane profession, this is what we do every day, and we are helping the community," said Revije Veliu, one of the 6th year medical students that will provide support for her colleagues at the front lines in the war against the coronavirus in the country,...

Dr. Karadzovski: If we aren’t disciplined, neither 500 doctors nor 20 more hospitals will be able to help us

If we don't help ourselves, then neither 500 doctors nor 500 nurses or 20 more hospitals will help us. Therefore, we are asking everyone to help, the whole population. We urge them to adhere to the measures and we should do that for us, for our families. Otherwise, the hospitals will be overflooded with patients. Personnel rotations will be...

Stojanov: With these numbers of new cases, any measure is possible, even a lockdown

The restrictive measures that were imposed at the start of the epidemic in March can be introduced again, said for Meta.mk, the Center for Public Health - Skopje's Director, Dr. Aleksandar Stojanov. This scenario would come as a result of the higher number of newly infected persons, which is evident in this period. -Lockdowns and curfews are possible again. If...

In a week, number of COVID-19 positive cases increased by 35.5 percent, mortality by 7.1 percent

The Ministry of Health of North Macedonia informs that in accordance with the report of the National Institute of Public Health, which refers to the period from 28 September to 4 October, 9 832 samples have been tested in the molecular testing labs for the presence of COVID-19, which is 1.5 per cent more than the previous week. Total of...

Health Minister Filipche: The safety measures must be observed, I will not allow lack of hospital beds

The Health Minister of North Macedonia, Venko Filipche, said that with yesterday's rise of the number of new cases of COVID-19, it is evident that the country is experiencing the anticipated "Autumn wave" of the epidemic. "Even though many didn't believe in the announcements that it will happen, still the expectations were proven to be real. At the moment, the...

What do online distance learning classes look like: “Teacher, someone has muted you!”

Four days have passed since the new school year began, with most of the pupils and students using the national platform for distance learning. The challenges that the teachers and the students face are numerous and are happening every day, but, from what can be seen, generally, the teachers have managed to get through the whole process. Technical obstacles and...

Pupils in North Macedonia can have an extended stay at schools but without mixing of grades

The grades that will start with lectures with physical attendance i.e. pupils from the same grade will be able to have an extended stay at school without mixing the cgrade. This decision was adopted by the Government during yesterday's session. The Commission for Analysis of Submitted Requests by the School’s Founders for Organizing Classes with Physical Attendance, out of 225...

In North Macedonia from 1.772 test, 145 new cases of COVID-19 registered

The Ministry of Health of North Macedonia informs that in the last 24 hours, 1 772 test were done and 145 new cases of COVID-19 registered. The Institute of Public Health registered 216 recoveries. Two patients, from Debar (67) and Skopje (48), died in hospital in the same period. The total number of COVID-19 diagnosed patients in our country since...

North Macedonia opens Center for Epidemic Preparedness

The Health Ministry and the Institute for Public Health of North Macedonia have opened the new Center for Epidemic Preparedness. The Center will provide centralized information in real-time, monitoring the situation, reporting, and providing advice about how to act in events and emergency situations related to public health. The need for this center was imposed by the COVID-19 epidemic. "Also,...

The parents demand online teaching, Ministry of Education adamant – students will attend school from September

"Support for online teaching in the 2020/2021 school year" is the name of a Facebook Group which counts 3.500 members from North Macedonia, and these days, when stil there are many unknowns about the start of the new academic year, the commentaries are reaching the fever pitch. Many parents announced they won't let their children attend school as, in...

In North Macedonia 16 municipalities will create COVID-centers in preparation for the autumn wave

In preparation for the potential new wave of COVID-19 infections in North Macedonia, the mayors of 16 municipalities have endorsed the proposal of the Health Ministry and the Commission for Infectious Diseases to form regional "COVID-centers" in the cities where there are already general hospitals and health centers, informs the Health Ministry. In pinpoints that  it's about additional temporary capacities,...

Three days in a row the number of recoveries bigger than that of the new cases of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health of North Macedonia informs that in the past 24 hour period 163 new COVID-19 cases were registered, with 8 deaths and 230 recoveries. The number of the conducted tests is 1 794. The biggest number of the newly diagnosed cases is for the capital Skopje - 87 cases, with Tetovo as second on the list, with...

120 new cases of COVID-19, 5 deaths and 125 recoveries in the past 24 hours

In North Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 1 367 testings for COVID-19 were conducted, and as an outcome, 120 new cases were diagnosed. More than half of the newly diagnosed are from Skopje - 63, and Tetovo is in the second place, with 14 new cases, followed closely by the neighboring Gostivar with 12 cases. The Institute of Public...

New coronavirus wave is expected during autumn, part of the student dormitories could become hospitals

In the past 10 days, the COVID-19 crisis escalated again throughout the Balkans. In the past seven days in Serbia, there were 300 cases daily, in Bulgaria 150, Bosnia and Hercegovina 170, Montenegro 57, Albania 70, and in Kosovo 100 cases per day. WHO has said that 60% of the cases out of the 10 million patients were registered...