46 new patients have tested positive for coronavirus in North Macedonia over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 430, the Health Ministry said in a press release on Friday. Two patients, aged 70 and 68, have passed away at the Skopje-based Clinic for Infectious Diseases. The first one, the press release read, suffered from hypertension and weak heart and his coronavirus test results are pending. The second coronavirus patient suffered from arterial hypertension.
Three coronavirus patients have been cured from the virus and were released from hospital in good condition on Friday, the press release added, after testing negative to COVID-19 twice. Of the 46 new cases, 23 cases were registered in Kumanovo, 13 in Skopje, two in Debar, Tetovo, Veles and Gevgelija each, and one each in Prilep and Gostivar.