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North Macedonia to Relax Border Restrictions

SKOPJE, North Macedonia — North Macedonia says it will relax border restrictions for visitors from four neighboring countries.

Effective Oct. 12, visitors from Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina will no longer have to carry negative COVID-19 test results to be allowed entry, officials said Tuesday.

A public health committee which analyses infection trends, said visits from the four countries no longer posed a substantial risk.

Negative tests are still required for Macedonian nationals to enter neighboring Bulgaria, while the southern border with Greece remains closed.

Facing a recent spike in cases, public health officials Monday announced that the

total number of confirmed cases has exceeded 18,800 while the death toll reached 760 deaths in the country of 2.1 million.

Restrictions that remain in effect include a ban on public gatherings and early closing at bars, while most school students are attending classes online.

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