Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew diagnosed with COVID-19

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Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew diagnosed with COVID-19
Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew diagnosed with COVID-19   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">ISTANBUL</span> – Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual head of some 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide and based in Istanbul, has tested positive for <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19, the Patriarchate press office said on Friday.</p> <p>In a statement, the press office said 81-year-old Patriarch Bartholomew was fully vaccinated against the disease and only experiencing mild symptoms.</p> <p/> </div>