COVID-19: UPDATE FROM NORTH MACEDONIA
The following update is courtesy of Goran Nikoloski, Mountaineering Federation of North Macedonia.
- North Macedonia’s border crossings have been open since 26 June.
- The Government of North Macedonia announced that effective of 9 July, all citizens of Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro arriving from those countries will be required to submit a negative PCR test completed no more than 72 hours prior to arrival at the border or port of entry. The measure is only valid for citizens of these countries, and if transiting, these travellers may cross the border without presenting a PCR test.
- Outdoor mountain activities are possible. FPSM, Mountaineering Federation of North Macedonia, has issued a guidance concerning outdoor mountain activities on www.fpsm.org.mk
- Individuals must practice two-meter social distancing in public and wear a protective face covering in closed public spaces, including markets, shops, banks, post offices, health facilities, and public transport, as well as in open spaces where it is not possible to maintain a two-meter distance.