Northern Macedonia is facing a rapid increase in infections and casualties as a result of COVID-19.
In 24 hours, 27 people lost their lives and 1082 others were confirmed positive with coronavirus.
This increasing rate of infections was confirmed after 5982 suspected tests were performed. The neighboring health ministry claims another 492 patients have been cured.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 1,130,975 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted nationwide.
The authorities are also concerned about the increase in active cases of COVID-19. Currently throughout the country their number has reached over 13 thousand.
Doctors say that the increase in infections is due to the rapid spread of the “Delta” variant.