UOC-KP: Filaret is already at his residence after recovery from COVID-19
Filaret has recovered from COVID-19, feels well, and soon "will continue to work for the good of the Church," the UOC-KP press service stressed.
The head of the UOC-KP Filaret Denisenko has overcome the coronavirus and is already in his residence, the press service of the UOC-KP reported on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
“By the grace of God, His Holiness Patriarch Filaret of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine has recovered from his illness,” the message says. “Patriarch Filaret received a negative test result for COVID-19, which indicates that the coronavirus has been overcome. His Holiness feels well, has been discharged from the hospital and is at his residence in the Kyiv Patriarchate."
Already in the near future, the UOC-KP press service message says, Filaret "will continue to work for the good of the Church, fulfill his ministry as the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate and perform divine services."
As reported earlier, the head of the UOC KP was hospitalized with COVID-19 on September 4. The next day he was diagnosed with pneumonia, and the Kyiv Patriarchate feared unfair treatment of Filaret.