27 November 2020
Skopje – In the past 24 hours, a total of 639 people were caught without personal protective equipment, i.e. face masks, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Friday.
Skopje – Data shows that the COVID-19 epidemic in North Macedonia reached its peak a week ago and the virus’ reproduction number (Ro) stands at 1. The number of active cases in the country is stabilizing, similar to other European countries, Health Minister Venko Filipche told a press conference on Friday.
Skopje – Imposing a curfew after 9 pm, won’t change anything. Catering facilities are already closed at that time and group gatherings in public spaces have been banned, Health Minister Venko Filipche said at a news conference on Friday.
Skopje – Minister of Health Venko Filipche at a press briefing on Friday denied allegations of VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski that there aren’t any available hospital beds in North Macedonia, stressing that all patients who need it, have access to oxygen.
Skopje – Health Minister Venko Filipche said Friday that they have unified approach in line with recommendation for treatment and therapy for COVID-19 patients and drugs that have not been proven as a treatment for COVID-19 are not recommended at all.
Skopje – The declaration adopted by the Bulgarian Parliament and their explanatory memorandum sent to the EU undoubtedly went beyond the framework of the bilateral agreement. Here we had practically no room for maneuver for any response, because Bulgaria’s demands concerned non-negotiable issues, President Stevo Pendarovski said in an interview with Deutsche Welle.
Skopje – Prime Minister Zoran Zaev took the witness stand at the Skopje-based Criminal Court on Friday to testify in the trial against the alleged organizers of the violent storming of Parliament on April 27, 2017.
Skopje– The Ministry of Health said Friday that 42 coronavirus patients have been admitted in the COVID centers in Skopje due to virus complications over the past 24 hours.
Sofia — Out of 9,093 PCR tests done in the 24 hours before midnight on Nov. 27 in Bulgaria, 3,568 were positive for COVID-19, setting the country’s test positivity rate at about 39 percent.