Head of Greek Church hospitalized with COVID-19

Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece. A photo: orthodoxtimes.com

Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece tested positive for coronavirus and was taken to hospital with mild symptoms.

The head of the Greek Orthodox Church, Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece, was hospitalized due to a positive test for coronavirus infection and mild symptoms of the disease.

The Archbishop, who was diagnosed negative in both rapid and molecular tests, which he underwent after the end of the work of the Standing Holy Synod, was diagnosed positive in the scheduled molecular test he underwent on the night of Monday 16.11, reports the Orthodox Times.

“I personally participate as a shepherd in the ordeal that concerns thousands of our brothers in our country and millions throughout the Universe. I share in the agony and pain and fear of all, that with our Faith in God we will all overcome,” the Archbishop stressed to his close associates.

As reported, the condition of the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Irinej, has worsened after hospitalization due to a positive test for coronavirus.

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