New COVID-19 cases in Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra
Quarantine lockdown was intensified throughout the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, 4 check-points with law enforcement officers and specialists of the laboratory center were located there. Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klytschko said this during an online press conference on April 14.
“The police and the National Guard control the entrances and exits. You can get there only with a special permit. Yesterday we sent medical teams to Lavra. 230 Lavra clergymen and 68 seminary students underwent a medical examination. Several affected were identified. Two were hospitalized. One refused hospitalization," the mayor said.
According to Klytschko, sampling for PCR laboratory testing is planned for Tuesday at the staff of the Kyiv Theological Academy and Seminary.
In the morning, the intensive disinfection of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra premises was carried out. It will be held regularly, as well as the physical examination of all who live in the territory of the Lavra.
The mayor of the capital Vitaliy Klytschko told that in the past day on April 13 another 56 people fell ill, one case was fatal - the monk of Pochaiv Lavra, who visited the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, died.
Both were tested positive for coronavirus. Lavra Abbot, Metropolitan Pavel, was diagnosed with a coronavirus disease. He was given a PCR test that confirmed he had coronavirus.
On April 13, Klytschko stated that more than 90 cases of COVID-19 had already been confirmed at the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra and that the sanctuary was closed for quarantine.