By Kostas Onisenko
According to figures released by the Patriarchate of Moscow, 147 priests and monks fell asleep in the Lord from the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.
14 people from Moscow, 109 from the provinces of Russia, and 24 from the stauropegic monasteries. Two clergymen fell asleep in the Lord last week, February 10-17.
At the same time, according to the same data, on February 17, 277 clergymen and monks were receiving treatment for this disease. In total, since the beginning of the pandemic, 4,246 clergymen of the Moscow Patriarchate have been infected by Covid-19.