Deputy head of the administrative Secretariat of the Moscow Patriarchate, rector of Yelokhovsky Cathedral, Archpriest Alexander Ageikin died in a hospital in the Moscow region. About this “Moskovsky Komsomolets” on April 21 said the former Executive editor of the “Journal of the Moscow Patriarchate” Sergei Chapnin.
This is the first death from COVID-19 among the Moscow clergy.
20 APR 48-year-old Again in a coma.
The priest was known as one of the most close to Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox clergy. Cyril had contact with him in recent times, the newspaper writes.
The Moscow Patriarchate reported infected by the coronavirus by more than 20 priests.
According to official data, in Russia for April 21 from COVID-19 died 456 peopleare infected with 52 763.