Kiev-Pechersk Lavra monks do the coronavirus test

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The brethren of the Kiev Pechersk Lavra together with their abbot did the COVID-19 test. Results will be known soon.

On April 4, 2020, the brethren of the Holy Dormition Kiev-Caves Lavra together with their abbot, Metropolitan Paul of Vyshgorod and Chernobyl, had the coronavirus infection testing, the monastery's website reported.

“To prevent the outbreak of the epidemic caused by the COVID-19 virus, the brothers of the Holy Dormition Kiev-Pechersk Lavra did the coronavirus test to check their current physical state. The Abbot of the shrine, Metropolitan Paul of Vyshgorod and Chernobyl, was subject to this medical examination together with the brethren. The results will be known in the near future,” the Lavra reports .

As of today, His Eminence has no complaints about his state of health.

The brethren also inform that, in accordance with sanitary requirements, disinfectant solutions were used in all the Lavra’s premises, and divine services are held behind closed doors without access to the shrine of the faithful and by means of video broadcasting.

The Lavra continues to pray fervently for the recovery of all those who have been affected by the coronavirus.

As reported by the UOJ, the Primate of the UOC blessed all dioceses to participate in the fight against the pandemic.


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