The Health Ministry informs that in the past 24 hours 1,081 new cases of COVID-19 were registered out of 6,802 tests conducted among citizens. The daily COVID-19 statistics also includes 91 patients who recovered from the infection, as well as 15 who passed away due to complications with COVID-19. So far in the country 164,529 cases of COVID-19 have been registered, of which 151,235 have recovered from the infection, 7,705 remain active, while 5,589 have passed away. Health Minister Venko Filipce informed at a press conference that of the new cases registered over the past week, around 10% are vaccinated citizens. “We are facing a new wave of infections, which is why we reactivated the modular hospital near the Clinic for Infectious Diseases, as well as the infectious diseases department at the 8 September Hospital.. So far, over 600,000 citizens have been administered at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine,” Filipce said.