The Ministry of Health informs, according to the data from the Institute of Public Health, in the last 24 hours, 2,558 tests were performed, and 199 new cases of COVID-19 were registered. During the same period 32 deaths have been reported. The total number of COVID-diagnosed persons in the country since the beginning of the epidemic is 180,243, the number of recovered patients is 159,365, the number of deaths is 6,097, and the number of active cases is 14,781. Health Minister Venko Filipce announced that all citizens that suffer from illnesses that compromise the immune system and have received the second dose of the vaccine more than 6 months before, can go and receive third “booster” shot. He also informed that currently there is no “Sputnik” vaccines in the country, and says that they are waiting on recommendations from the world health institutions on the issue.