In addition to the British coronavirus variant, the Czech strain is circulating in Macedonia, confirmed the Institute of Public Health.
Regarding the presence of the Brazilian and South African strains of the coronavirus in the IPH, the IPH says that their laboratory has not detected the presence of these strains so far.
In the laboratory for virology and molecular diagnostics at the IPH, so far only the British and Czech strains of the virus have been confirmed by sequencing. IPH has no data that the presence of a Brazilian or South African strain of the coronavirus has been detected in Macedonia, added the Institute of Public Health.
In Macedonia, there is no test for the presence of antibodies in health professionals who have already been vaccinated with the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine, according to the Institute of Public Health (IPH).