At the Kiev theological Academy of the UOC 19 people have contracted the coronavirus

KIEV, April 17 – RIA Novosti. Three teachers and 16 students of the Kiev theological Academy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church became infected with the coronavirus, said on Friday the press service of the Academy.

According to the latest data of the Ministry of health of Ukraine, the country laboratory confirmed more than 4.6 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus, of which 125 lethal, 246 people were recovered. The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky on Tuesday said that the number of infected coronavirus infection in the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra reached nearly 100 people. On Friday, the mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko said seven new cases of infection in the monastery. Kiev-Pechersk Lavra was closed for quarantine due to the outbreak of coronavirus, the access of believers to the monastery ceased.

“at About 21: 00 (same as GMT) on April 16, the Academy received a phone message from the Kyiv city laboratory center of the Ministry of health of Ukraine, which, according to the test results, 19 people (three teachers and 16 students) received laboratory confirmation of coronavirus”, – stated in the message of the Academy in Facebook.

According to the press service, all patients are in isolation in the dormitory of the Academy under the supervision of physicians.

the Kiev spiritual Academy – the highest theological educational institution of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Moscow Patriarchate, which provides training for clergy, teachers of theological educational institutions, Church scholars. The Academy is located on the territory of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded nearly 2 million infections, more than 131 thousand people died.

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