Dragan Tasevski, a surgeon at the Kumanovo General Hospital, has passed away as a result of coronavirus-related complications, hospital officials confirmed on Wednesday.
He was the eighth healthcare worker to lose the COVID-19 battle since the outbreak began in March.
Institute of Public Health data shows that until October 18 a total of 1,164 healthcare professionals in Macedonia got infected with COVID-19. 977 healthcare workers have recovered.
With Wednesday’s case in Kumanovo, the number of healthcare workers who died from COVID-19 rose to eight.