Dozens of active cases of Covid-19 keep the monastery of Philotheos on Mount Athos in quarantine.
Six monks have lost their lives from coronavirus complications, while almost the entire fraternity is unvaccinated.
Today, monk Petros fell asleep in the Lord. The monk had been seriously ill lately but remained in isolation in the monastery. Early in the morning, a speedboat picked up a monk who needed treatment at the hospital.
Also, today monk Alypios fell asleep in the Lord after losing battle with COVID-19 as well as a Serbian monk from the Monastery of Chilandari.