Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and all of Albania entered, on Friday, 26 June 2020, the Hygeia hospital in Tirana, after having a heart attack.
He was diagnosed with coronary artery stenosis and, therefore, he had to undergo an angioplasty on the same day. He successfully had two stents placed. He has made a full recovery today, Sunday. His doctors told him that he could return to the Archdiocese within 2 days.