The number of new COVID-19 cases is on the rise in the region, with 193 new cases in Macedonia, which is the most per capita for the same region. In the past 24-hour period 1,391 tests have been performed and the most new cases have been confirmed in Skopje. In total 46 have recovered and9 have passed away in the same period. During the press-conference, Health Minister Venko Filipce set aside the challenge which the health workers are facing in the country, promising them that he will do everything in his power in order to secure support for them. At the same time Filipce addressed the citizens, asking them to respect the measures against COVID-19 with which they will indirectly aid the health workers. The Health Minister also informed that the modular hospital is ready at the Infectious Diseases Clinic with capacity of 72 beds.