Filter for The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-08 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
On 8 July, swimming pool and beaches were reopened with strict sanitary rules such as a maximum number of 15 per 100 m2 of net area.
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2020-07-08 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Foreigners willing to stay in North Macedonia are once again required to submit a valid negative PCR test no older than 72 hours for travellers from Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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2020-07-01 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
On 1 July, museums, galleries and exhibition spaces were opened and the Government decided to end the ban on sports competitions in team sports, although these will take place without a public present
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2020-07-01 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
airports reopen as of Wednesday, July 1.
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2020-06-29 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
On 29 June, gyms and sports clubs were allowed to reopen under strict sanitary rules.
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2020-06-29 Out Public health measures: Testing policy
Foreigners no longer have to submit a valid negative PCR test
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2020-06-29 Out Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
foreigners are no longer required 14 day isolation upon arrival
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2020-06-26 Out Movement restrictions: Border closure 
North Macedonian authorities announced on Thursday, June 25, that a full reopening of land borders will be in effect as of Friday, June 26
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2020-06-26 Out Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
no longer a requirement for travelers arriving in North Macedonia to self-isolate, present a PCR test or quarantine upon entry.
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2020-06-16 Out Movement restrictions: Border closure 
On 16 June 2020, all border crossings were opened to foreigners for transit.
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2020-06-16 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Foreigners willing to stay in North Macedonia have to submit a valid negative PCR test no older than 72 hours.
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2020-06-16 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
According to the foreigners’ situation, a 14-day state quarantine or self isolation measures were introduced.
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2020-06-15 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
The Government of North Macedonia on June 15, 2020 declared a new State of Emergency lasting until June 22, 2020.
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2020-06-13 Out Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
the state of emergency has been lifted and the North Macedonia
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2020-06-05 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
except Skopje (which is in full lockdown) , all municipalities in North Macedonia, a curfew has been implemented from 9:00 pm, June 4 until 5:00 am, June 5. On June 5, 6, and 7, curfew hours will last from 4:00 pm until 5:00 am the following day.
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2020-06-05 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
The Government of North Macedonia has declared that June 5 is a non-working day and has prohibited visits to all cemeteries in the country from 9:00 pm June 4 to 5:00 am June 8 except for funerals.
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2020-06-05 Out Lockdown: Full lockdown
The Government of North Macedonia implemented a full ban on movement for Skopje, including all Skopje Municipalities, Kumanovo, Lipkovo, Shtip, Karbinci, and Tetovo, along with the municipalities of Bogovinje, Brvenica, Tearce, Zelino, and Jegunovce surrounding Tetovo, beginning at 9:00 pm, June 4 until 5:00 am on June 8.
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2020-06-04 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
except Skopje (which is in full lockdown) all other municipalities in North Macedonia, a curfew has been implemented from 9:00 pm, June 4 until 5:00 am, June 5. On June 5, 6, and 7, curfew hours will last from 4:00 pm until 5:00 am the following day.
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2020-06-04 In Lockdown: Full lockdown
The Government of North Macedonia implemented a full ban on movement for Skopje, including all Skopje Municipalities, Kumanovo, Lipkovo, Shtip, Karbinci, and Tetovo, along with the municipalities of Bogovinje, Brvenica, Tearce, Zelino, and Jegunovce surrounding Tetovo, beginning at 9:00 pm, June 4 until 5:00 am on June 8.
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2020-05-30 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
The Government of North Macedonia on May 30, 2020 declared a new nationwide state of emergency lasting until June 13, 2020.
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2020-05-28 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Restaurants and bars with outdoor seating may open beginning May 28, 2020 under specific protocols determined by the Government of North Macedonia. Other restaurants may provide delivery and pick-up of food. Private companies, including hotels, stores, restaurants, and other commercial businesses, may limit hours, restrict access, or close with little or no notice.
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2020-05-27 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
There is no curfew in effect for any ages as of May 27, 2020.
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2020-05-27 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
no restrictions on movement for any ages as of May 27, 2020.
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2020-05-23 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
during the public holiday weekend from 23-25 May, curfew will face modifications: on 24 May, curfew hours will begin at 11.00 and will end on 26 May at 05.00. after will resume to regular curfews: A curfew is in place from 19.00 to 05.00. On Saturdays and Sundays those older than 67 can only move between 05.00 and 12.00 and those younger than 18 from 13.00 to 19.00.
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2020-05-18 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
daily nationwide curfew which is now in place between the hours of 19:00 and 05:00
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2020-05-18 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
foreigners residing in North Macedonia short-term and with or without a visa are permitted to stay for the duration of the declared state of emergency, including those whose visas have expired. until August 31, 2020
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2020-05-18 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
new 15-day state of emergency on Friday, May 15
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2020-05-09 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
extended: May 9, 2020 the curfew is in effect daily from 7:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. Individuals over age 67 are permitted to be outside their homes or places of temporary residence each day between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. only. Individuals under age 18 are permitted to be outside their homes or places of temporary residence each day between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. only. *People in need of emergency medical assistance are exempted from the curfew, as are some essential workers such as police, armed forces, health workers, and farmers directly engaged in agricultural work.
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2020-05-01 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Only between 1-3 May a curfew will be in place between 14.00 to 5.00. Individuals over 67 will be allowed to go out between 5.00 and 11.00 while those under the age of 18 can only leave their homes between 12.00 and 14.00.
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2020-04-23 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Government introduces mandatory face mask measure for public spaces as of April 23
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2020-04-07 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Groups larger than two people are prohibited in public places, excepting children under age 14 with their parents.
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2020-03-25 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Kumanovo: Public transport within the municipality and towards other cities is suspended. All shops still open in semi-open malls will also be closed.
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2020-03-24 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
people under 18 will be able to go outside only between 12.00 and 21.00 and people over 67 between 05.00 and 11.00.
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2020-03-24 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
people under 18 will be able to go outside only between 12.00 and 21.00 and people over 67 between 05.00 and 11.00.
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2020-03-22 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Public transport will be suspended during the curfew.
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2020-03-22 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
nationwide: between 21.00 and 05.00, effective from 22 March. On Saturdays and Sundays the curfew is in effect from 4 p.m. to 5 a.m. On Mondays through Fridays the curfew is in effect from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. People in need of emergency medical assistance are exempted. Within the villages, agricultural related activity is exempted from the curfew.
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2020-03-18 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
closed air and land borders and shut down SKP airport *except return of citizens
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2020-03-18 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Every citizen who leaves the country will sign a document stating that he will not be allowed to return to the country in the next three months.
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2020-03-18 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
additionally: A crisis situation was declared for the municipalities of Debar and Centar Zupa: all indoor and outdoor public gatherings banned, as well as public and private gatherings.
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2020-03-16 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
citizens entering from high or medium risk countries are ordered to self-isolate for 14 days
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2020-03-13 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
closure of several border crossings
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2020-03-13 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
suspension of public gatherings, restricted opening hours for restaurants and cafes
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2020-03-13 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
postponement of non urgent surgeries and other medical procedures
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2020-03-13 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
entry ban for citizens from high risk countries
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2020-03-12 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
The government of North Macedonia has implemented mandatory quarantine for Debar and Centar Zhupa Municipalities in western North Macedonia.
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2020-03-10 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
closure of schools, universities and kindergardens for 2 weeks
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