The Vatican said that the Pope was ill with the coronavirus

Pope Francis and his two assistants got sick with coronavirus, according to MSM News, citing the press service of the Vatican. It is noted that the results of the samples for coronavirus senior clerics gave a positive result.

Earlier it was reported that the Pope refused from attending mass and other important formal occasions because of ailments. The Pope and infected two of his assistants accommodated in the Vatican, where they receive qualified medical care.

At a recent meeting with his flock, the Pope talked about the coronavirus. “I would like again to Express my closeness to those who are sick with coronavirus, and the medical professionals who care for them”, – said the Pontiff.

In Italy every day increases the number of infected with the coronavirus. According to the latest data, their number exceeds a thousand.