In the Trinity-Sergius Lavra died 45-year-old monk, hieromonk modest (Panchenko), which was confirmed coronavirus, writes in the Telegram, a working group under Patriarch Kirill for the coordination of the activities of Church institutions in terms of the spread of coronavirus infection.

"may 14, 2020, from complications of coronavirus infection, died a monk of the Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra, hieromonk modest (Panchenko)", – stated in the message.

It is noted that this is the fifth death from the coronavirus among the inhabitants of the monastery.

In Russia revealed 252 thousands of infections with coronavirus, died 2212 human.


December 31, 2019, the Chinese government announced the outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan. The causative agent is a new type of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19. March 11, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic.