Following the detection of a positive COVID-19 case in the Archdiocese of Cyprus, the clergy and laity of the Archdiocese underwent Covid-19 tests. Particularly, Bishop Gregory of Mesaoria as well as one of the assistants of Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus tested positive for COVID-19.
As reported by the Kathimerini of Cyprus, last Saturday, Bishop Gregory of Mesaoria underwent voluntarily a coronavirus test, the results of which were positive. The Hierarch, as soon as the results were announced to him, for reasons of protection, put himself in self-quarantine and on Monday morning, for precautionary reasons, the staff of the Archdiocese, clergy and laity, underwent preventive tests which came back negative.
Among those who underwent the test with a negative result was Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus. Bishop Gregory of Mesaoria, whose health condition is good, will be in self-quarantine for 14 days in the Archdiocese where he resides. After 14 days, the Hierarch will undergo a new coronavirus test.