24 November 2020
Skopje – According to the Public Health Institute’s weekly report for November 16-22, a total of 19,664 COVID-19 tests were carried out in North Macedonia, 6.3% less than in the previous week, the Health Ministry said in a press release Tuesday.
Skopje – Active COVID-19 cases in North Macedonia have hit 20,687 on Monday. Since the onset of the epidemic, the country has registered 55,127 confirmed coronavirus cases, while 32,894 patients have recovered. The death toll has reached 1,546.
Skopje – Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has stated that the country is not far from reaching an agreement with Bulgaria, stressing that the two sides have been discussing solution, not concessions. Meanwhile, in what could be interpreted as Bulgaria toning down its positions, PM Boyko Borissov has said that his country has always been ready for dialogue and understanding in settling the bilateral issues with North Macedonia, but it has to be implemented by the two sides.
Skopje – The Ministry of Health said Tuesday that in the past 24 hours, 48 confirmed coronavirus patients have been admitted in the COVID centers in Skopje due to virus complications.
Skopje – Slovenia is an excellent example of a country implementing a long-term planning strategy and applying policies on balanced regional development. We expect trade to increase post-pandemic, Deputy PM for Economic Affairs Fatmir Bytyqi said at a meeting Tuesday with Slovenian Ambassador Milan Predan.
Skopje – Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani and his Polish counterpart Zbigniew Rau discussed via phone on Tuesday bilateral relations, cooperation within international organizations and North Macedonia’s EU integration process.
Skopje — ‘Skopje via Thessaloniki,’ an exhibition telling “the tales of the two cities connected by road, water, and rail” — through archival materials, photographs, and museum items — will open at the Museum of the City of Skopje’s Belogaski gallery at noon.
Washington — The Trump administration yielded to the reality Monday that the presidential election will not be overturned, finally authorizing the start of formal transition proceedings as President-elect Joe Biden moved to make good his vow to appoint a historically diverse Cabinet.
Sydney — The head of Australia’s flagship airline Qantas has said that passengers will be required to be vaccinated against Covid-19, once options become widely available, to travel on international flights.