“We inform you that His Holiness Patriarch of Kiev and All Rus-Ukraine Filaret tested positive for COVID-19 during routine testing.

Now His Holiness Vladyka is undergoing treatment at the hospital, ”the message on Facebook says.

Filaret's condition is assessed as satisfactory.

At the end of April, it was reported that most of the clergy of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra had had a coronavirus infection.