Health Ministry: 22 New COVID-19 Cases, 50 Cured Patients and 2 Deaths

“Over the past 24 hours, 22 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed,” the Public Health Institute said on Tuesday. There were 533 coronavirus tests.  It was added that the same period had seen 50 cured patients, while two new deaths had been registered, that is, a 78-year-old patient from Skopje, and 77- year-old patient from Tetovo. There are 382 active coronavirus cases in the country. Three members of the Interior Ministry’s Rapid Deployment Unit are among the new coronavirus cases. Despite the increased numbers, the epidemic is under active control, in Filipce’s view. As far as the issue of elections is concerned, the Minister said the Infectious Diseases Committee didn’t have the competence to say when they should be held, adding that it was in charge only of a health protocol regarding the implementation of an election process. The Infectious Diseases Committee in Macedonia will discuss the curfew and opening of catering facilities issues on Wednesday.