Press statement

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej has been hospitalized for medical treatment and clinical monitoring in “Karaburma” Military Medical Center after he tested positive for SARS CoV2 on nasopharyngeal swab. The medical condition of His Holiness Irinej during hospitalization has been well, stable and fully controlled.

Temporary fever was registered a couple of days ago, after which His Holiness has been afebrile and without any major complaints. A team of medical experts jointly decided on the medical treatment of the Serbian Patriarch, which has been conducted pursuant to the treatment protocol for COVID 19, as well as on the taken measures of treatment of his comorbid chronic diseases.

On behalf of the team of medical experts
Colonel Ivo Udovičić, Assistant Professor
Hospital Commander in Chief