The Monastery of Saint Nektarios in Aegina will remain closed as several nuns have been tested positive for the coronavirus.
As reported by ethnos.gr, a National Public Health Organization team rushed to the monastery and, after it was confirmed that most of the nuns (16 out of 25) were positive for COVID-19, the monastery closed.
Subsequently, according to an official order by the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection, Nikos Chardalias, the monastery will not operate for 15 days.
Based on the above, the entry of pilgrims and visitors is prohibited.
The nuns and the auxiliary staff of the Monastery are placed under quarantine while all sanitary measures will be observed.