As of January 27, 360 clergymen, monks, and nuns of the Russian Orthodox Church are undergoing treatment for corona virus in Russia, Patriarch Kirill’s working group said on Wednesday. The overall number of clerics, monks, and nuns sick with corona virus halved on Wednesday as compared to the previous day, the Russian Orthodox Church said.
In total, 3,915 clergymen, monks, and nuns have come down with corona virus. The number of recoveries increased by 11 on Wednesday as compared to the previous day.
As of today, Russia has recorded 144 fatalities caused by complications of corona virus among clergymen, monks, and nuns. Of the 144 deceased, 14 are clergy from Moscow parishes.