3 July 2020
Skopje – Deputy PM for Economic Affairs Mila Carovska said Friday that kindergartens and daycare centers will reopen when the Commission for Infectious Diseases gives the green light.
Skopje – The media industry in the country has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Media outlets are forced to make difficult decisions. Journalists, on the other hand, face financial, psychological, social, as well as both ethical and professional challenges more than before the pandemic.
Skopje – The Ministry of Health said Friday that rapid diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2 virus have been distributed in the laboratory of the Institute of Public Health, the Clinic for Infectious Diseases and the University Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics in Skopje.
Skopje – Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov said Friday that the Infectious Diseases Commission still hasn’t submitted an official recommendation to close borders with Serbia and Kosovo.
Skopje – The archaeological site Stobi reopens for visitors on Friday. The vast open space of the site enables physical distancing and a safe tour of the site. While visiting the site, visitors are asked to follow measures and recommendations for protection and prevention from COVID-19, the National Institution Stobi said in a press release Friday.
Kumanovo – The director of the General Hospital in Kumanovo, Snezhana Zaharieva, posted via social media on Friday morning that she has tested positive for COVID-19.
Zagreb – Belgrade will declare a state of emergency for at least two weeks due to the increase in coronavirus cases, Mayor Zoran Radojicic and his deputy Goran Vesic announced on Friday.
Brussels – The dynamic of the EU enlargement process for the Western Balkans will be kept during Germany’s six-month EU Presidency, European Parliament rapporteur for Serbia, Slovak MEP Vladimir Bilčík said.
Paris – French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has handed in his government’s resignation to President Emmanuel Macron, the Elysee Palace says in a statement.
Berlin — German regions whose economies rely on coal are to receive 40 billion euros (45 billion dollars) in state aid as the country seeks to transition toward cleaner energy, following a vote in the lower house of parliament.