20 January 2021
Skopje – Elementary and high school students are enjoying on Wednesday the last day of the winter break, before in person and online classes resume on Thursday.
Skopje – Prime Minister Zoran Zaev yesterday held an annual meeting with the heads of EU member states’ missions to the country where he informed the diplomats about the activities under way as part of the country’s process to join the EU.
Skopje – A total of 14,111 swabs were tested in laboratories equipped to detect SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, from Jan. 11 to Jan. 17, 2021, up 8.4% compared to the previous week, shows a weekly report of the Public Health Institute.
Skopje – The Ministry of Health said Wednesday that 19 confirmed coronavirus patients have been admitted in the COVID centers in Skopje due to virus complications over the past 24 hours.
Skopje – A total of 598 people are treated for coronavirus-related complications in infectious diseases wards in Skopje and across the country, the Ministry of Health said Wednesday in a daily report on admissions in the past 24 hours.
Skopje – In the past 24 hours, a total of 368 people were caught without face masks, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Wednesday.
Skopje – The second group of 770 loan applications have been approved from the third interest-free line of credit with the grant component – Covid 3, implemented with EU funds through IPA’s EU4Resilience program.
Skopje – The increased level of transparency has a positive impact on country’s democratization, allowing citizens to have control over institutions, country’s economic development and Euro-Atlantic integration, PM Zoran Zaev said in a Facebook post.
Skopje – An anthology of poems by up-and-coming poets from North Macedonia has been published in Greece.
Sofia – Bulgarian Vice President Iliana Iotova stated that there are only two options for Bulgaria to give the green light to EU’s negotiating framework for North Macedonia, which should incorporate the Bulgarian demands for respect of the Treaty on Friendship, Good-neighbourliness and Cooperation between the two countries.
Brussels – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday that the European Commission is set to propose a mechanism for sharing COVID-19 vaccines with non-EU countries, MIA reports from Brussels.