NIZHNY NOVGOROD, 30 Jul – RIA Novosti. Worship in all the churches and monasteries of the Nizhny Novgorod diocese from 1 to 11 may, will be made only with participation of the clergy of the temple, as well as employees and volunteers, whose presence is necessary, the press service of the Nizhny Novgorod diocese.

Earlier by order of the regional Department of Rospotrebnadzor, a decision was made about the closure of the churches to the parishioners from 15 to 19 April, then the ban was extended to April 30.

“According to the injunction obtained by the Nizhny Novgorod diocese from the main state health officer across the Nizhniy Novgorod region with 1 to 11 may (with possible extension) parishioners unable to attend services in the churches and monasteries of the Nizhny Novgorod diocese. Taking care of life and health of residents, encourage residents to temporarily refrain from visiting temples, to remain in their homes, make home prayer,” the message reads.

it is Noted that since April 3, the citizens have the opportunity to follow the progress of the services remotely, staying at home. Live broadcasts of worship services from the Cathedral in honor of the Holy Prince Alexander Nevsky broadcast on the pilgrimage-tourism portal “serafimova earth.”

Earlier it was reported that a coronavirus was detected in 76 people in the territory of the Svyato-Troitsky Serafimo-Diveevsky monastery. According to the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region Gleb Nikitin, the outbreak of disease in the convent was caused by a massive pilgrimage of believers from different regions of the country, including from Moscow and the Moscow region. From 25 April the monastery, by the decision of the CPS, is quarantined. The same measures taken against the village Diveevo.

On the territory of the Nizhny Novgorod region recorded the 1944 case of infection coronavirus infection, 12 people died, 228 cure of patients discharged from the hospital.