Two patients, aged 91 and 31, died of coronavirus-related complications at the Clinic for Infectious Diseases in Skopje. So far, six people have died since the outbreak of the new coronavirus in the country.
The 91-year-old man was admitted to hospital eight days ago. Also, a 31-year-old patient died this morning after his condition deteriorated rapidly before he was put on ventilator, Health Minister Venko Filipce said Sunday, adding the man was admitted to hospital on March 23.
In the past 24 hours, 16 new cases were confirmed, which brings the total tally of coronavirus cases in the country to 257.
49 patients are currently treated at the Clinic for Infectious Diseases in Skopje. “Seven patients are showing serious symptoms and are being treated for pneumonia and lung inflammation. At the moment, we do not have patients that are on ventilators. The condition of all other patients is stable.