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Screening at Sveti Nikole clothing factory confirms 53 COVID-19 positive workers

Results of the COVID-19 screeningat the Sveti Nikole-based clothing factory "Moda" have confirmed a total of 53 workers who tested positive for the virus.

Shtip, 18 July 2020 (MIA) – Results of the COVID-19 screeningat the Sveti Nikole-based clothing factory “Moda” have confirmed a total of 53 workers who tested positive for the virus.

Director of the clothing factory Angel Dimitrov said the screening organized by the company itself covered a total of 620 workers, as 200 workers had been previously isolated or exempted from work in line with government measures regarding parents of children up to the age of 10, chronic illnesses, and pregnancy. 

After receiving the results, Sveti Nikole Mayor Sasho Velkovski said he expected a drop in the number of cases by next week, as there were as many people in isolation as there are active COVID-19 cases. According to the health condition of the people who tested positive for the virus, 80 percent of them are asymptomatic cases, while the more severe cases are treated in the regional COVID centers in Shtip and Veles. 

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