Monthly Archives: August 2021

999 New COVID-19 Cases, 14 Deaths in Past 24 Hours

The Health Ministry informs that in the past 24 hours 999 new cases of COVID-19 were registered out of 7,245 COVID-19 tests. Over the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry also registered 184 recovered patients, as well as 14 deaths due to COVID-19 complications. So far in the country, 163,452 cases of COVID-19 were registered, of which 151,144 are recovered, ...

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Government Introduces Changes to Anti-COVID Restrictions

The government adopted at its 99th session on Tuesday several changes to the anti-COVID restrictions that were adopted a week ago and entered into force on Monday. According to the changes, from now on, citizens will have to provide either a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or a document that they have recovered from COVID-19 infection in the previous 45 days upon ...

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MoFA: All Our Citizens in Afghanistan Are at Safe Location

Foreign Affairs Minister Bujar Osmani informed on Monday that at the moment 25 citizens of North Macedonia managed to board a flight from Kabul, Afghanistan to Doha, Qatar, while around 50 others will wait for another available flight. “The situation in Afghanistan got extremely worsened in the past 72 hours. Our government already withdrew all military, diplomatic and civilian staff ...

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296 New COVID-19 Cases, 8 Deaths in Past 24 Hours

The Health Ministry informs that in the past 24 hours 3,480 COVID-19 tests were conducted among citizens, of which 296 turned positive. Of the new cases, 143 are registered in Skopje, 60 in Gostivar, 23 in Kicevo, 11 in Strumica, 10 in Stip, 9 in Tetovo, 8 in Kumanovo, 6 in Struga, 5 in Ohrid, 3 in Prilep, Debar and ...

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Filipce: PCR Test or Vaccination Certificates for Entry in or Exit from Country

Health Minister Venko Filipce revealed on Monday that the Infectious Diseases Committee has recommended to the government to introduce an obligation for providing either a negative PCR test, or vaccination certificate or confirmation for recovery from COVID-19 upon entry in the country, as well as when leaving it. “On Tuesday morning, we will also finalise the instructions about how this ...

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VMRO-DPMNE Reveals Names of Mayor Candidates for Local Election

VMRO-DPMNE Vice-President Aleksandar Nikoloski revealed on Monday the names of some of the mayoral candidates for the local election that will take place in October. In the Skopje municipalities, VMRO-DPMNE nominates Orce Georgievski for Kisela Voda, Stevce Trpkovski for Sopiste and Boban Stevkovski for Gazi Baba, while for the Municipality of Centar, VMRO-DPMNE will support the candidate of their allies ...

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20th Anniversary of Signing of OFA Observed

The Government and the Ministry of Political System and Inter-Community Relations organised on Friday a major event in Skopje for celebration of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Ohrid Framework Agreement (OFA), which back in 2001 ended the armed conflict between state security forces and the forces of the National Liberation Army (NLA). In his address at the ...

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Foreign Politicians, Diplomats Attend Event for 20th Anniversary of OFA

Several foreign politicians and diplomats attended and addressed on Friday the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Ohrid Framework Agreement (OFA). Former NATO Secretary General George Robertson, who was personally present at the celebration, said that politicians and the people should not look back on OFA with nostalgia only, but also with motivation for making further ...

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MoFA: We Work on Safe Return of Our Citizens from Afghanistan

According to the latest information published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), around 100 citizens of North Macedonia are currently in Afghanistan and are trying to return to the country, after the situation with the Taliban offensive. “The companies that engaged workers from foreign countries in Afghanistan are not facing difficulties, and some of them already managed to transport ...

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2,269 New Cases of COVID-19 and 25 Deaths over Past Weekend

The Health Ministry informed that over the past weekend, a total number of 2,269 new cases of COVID-19 were registered in the country. Of the new cases, 627 were registered on Friday, 792 on Saturday and 805 on Sunday. Over the past three days, 216 patients have recovered from a COVID-19 infection, while 25 passed away due to complication with ...

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