Archimandrite Ilian (of Plamenac) of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad near Moscow died on Monday from complications caused by a coronavirus, according to the working group when Patriarch Kirill for the coordination of the activities of Church institutions in terms of the spread of coronavirus infection.

This is the fourth confirmed death of a monk of the Lavra as a result of infection COVID-19.

"the Eleventh of may 2020 from complications of coronavirus infection, died a monk of the Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra Archimandrite Ilian (of Plamenac)", – stated in the message group in its Telegram-channel.

Earlier for the same reason the doctor died Lavra hegumen Tikhon (badgers), Archimandrite Lavrenty (Postnikov) and Hierodeacon Kallistos (Kozulin).