39 New Cases of COVID-19 Registered in Past 24 Hours

The Health Ministry reports of 3,839 COVID-19 tests conducted among citizens in the past 224 hours, of which 39 turned positive. Of the new COVID-19 cases, 14 are registered in Tetovo, 12 in Skopje, 5 in Gostivar, 4 in Kumanovo, 2 in Kicevo and one in Bitola and Valandovo. In the same period, 12 patients are registered as recovered and no COVID-19 deaths were reported. After several media reported of the death of a 62-year-old man in Tetovo due to COVID-19 complications despite receiving two doses of vaccine, the Health Ministry informed that the man in question was dealing with several chronic conditions because of which he did not manage to develop immunity to COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated with Sinopharm this June. So far in the country, 156,124 cases of COVID-19 were registered, of which 150,307 have recovered, 326 remain active, while 5,491 have passed away.