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Filipce: 15 New Cases of COVID-19 in Past 24 Hours

  Health Minister Venko Filipce announced at a press conference that in the past 24 hours in Macedonia 15 new cases of COVID-19 were registered, after which the total number of cases in the country increased to 570. “In the past 24 hours we also registered 3 deaths related to COVID-19, one 40-year old man from Kocani without previous diagnoses ...

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Government Extends Curfew on Entire Territory of Macedonia

Caretaker PM Oliver Spasovski informed at a press conference that the government decided to extend the curfew on the entire territory of Macedonia during the coronavirus epidemic. Starting on Wednesday 8 April 2020, the curfew will be extended from 04:00 p.m. to 05:00 a.m. on working days, while for weekends the curfew will start on Friday at 04:00 p.m. and ...

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US Donates 1.1 Million Dollars to Macedonia for Dealing with COVID-19

The United States will provide funds of 1.1 million dollars for Macedonia as aid against the COVID-19 pandemic through the US Agency for International Development (USAID). This was confirmed by the US Ambassador to Macedonia Kate Marie Byrnes. “During this time of uncertainty and anxiety, working together is more important than ever. I am confident that the support provided in ...

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Dimitrov: We Are Contacting Other Countries for Assistance against COVID-19

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov said at a press conference on Monday that the Macedonian Government has already sent appeals for assistance in the dealing with the COVID-19 epidemic to several foreign countries. “The EU announced 4 million euros support in terms of immediate needs of the health system, as well as over 60 million euros to help mitigate ...

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Number of COVID-19 Cases in Macedonia reaches 555

A total number of 171 new cases of patients tested positive for COVID-19 were registered throughout the weekend, 46 on Friday, 53 on Saturday and 72 on Sunday, raising the number of COVID-19 cases in Macedonia to 555. As Health Minister Venko Filipce informed, in the past three days 8 patients passed away as a result of COVID-19 complications, while ...

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EU Provides 4 Million Euros to Macedonia for Urgent Medical Necessities

EU Ambassador to Macedonia Samuel Zbogar signed on Friday the document for approval of financial assistance for Macedonia on behalf of the EU for urgent medical necessities, in amount of 4 million euros. The EU has allocated through its Solidarity Fund 66 million euros for Macedonia only. “In addition to the above mentioned 4 million euros for urgent medical needs, ...

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State Officials Congratulate Day of NATO

  Caretaker PM Oliver Spasovski, Deputy PM and Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska and Foreign Affairs Minister Nikola Dimitrov addressed greetings on occasion the Day of NATO, 4 April. “Thanks to the determination of the citizens, the commitment of this government, the resolved disputes with the neighbours and the difficult reforms we have implemented, today we are part of the strongest ...

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30 New Cases of COVID-19 in past 24 Hours

Health Minister Venko Filipce reported at a press conference in the government that in the past 24 hours 30 new cases of COVID-19 were registered in the country, with which their number now increased to 384. If counted by cities, so far 195 cases are registered in Skopje, 62 in Kumanovo, 47 in Debar, 21 in Prilep, 15 in Stip, ...

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Dimitrov Takes Part in NATO Meeting of Foreign Ministers

Macedonian Foreign Minister took part on behalf of Macedonia in the Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the member-states of NATO, which is the first meeting of this kind that Macedonia took part in as a full-fledged NATO member. Due to the traveling restrictions most of the European countries introduced due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting was held via ...

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Varhelyi: North Macedonia to Participate in Joint Procurement Agreement

EU Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi informs that the six EU partners from the Western Balkans – Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia have confirmed their participation in the Joint Procurement Agreement. With this Agreement, these countries are set to ensure uninterrupted flow of food and medical supplies amidst the coronavirus situation. “We’re fighting coronavirus together. Pleased that ...

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