Metropolitan of Ternopil and Kremenets Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate Sergius fell ill with a coronavirus. Volodymyr Panichev, the deputy head of the regional laboratory center, announced this, as Espreso reports, citing the press service of the Ternopil City Council.
"Kyiv colleagues informed us that Metropolitan Sergius was hospitalized. In addition, four priests and a deacon from Pochaiv are diseased. A priest from Pochaiv and his wife are infected too," he said.
According to him, Metropolitan Sergius could have had several places of residence. And it is very important to find out to establish all the persons who have been in contact with him recently. The documents of the clergyman indicated the Ternopil address. Such information was transferred to the regional laboratory center.
As of April 22, in the Ternopil region, 471 patients with COVID-19 were recorded, 31 of them were children, seven cases were fatal. 132 doctors are among the sick.
As we reported before, the clinical trials of the indigenous medicinal preparation for its capacity to reduce mortality from Covid-19 coronavirus have started in Ukraine