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After reviewing the general condition and the implemented course of treatment of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, the relevant team of medical experts has concluded that treatment measures so far have led to the stabilization of chronic cardiac insufficiency and that at the moment the health condition of His Holiness is stable.

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

Press statement

The relevant team of medical experts examined His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, analysed the pertinent medical documents and concluded that in comparison with the previous day and worsening of chronic cardiac insufficiency, present day showed signs of improvement of Patriarch’s health condition.

The general health condition of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej is stable.

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

Press statement

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej has been hospitalised in “Karaburma” Military Medical Centre due to the confirmed infection caused by SARS CoV2.

Early in the morning of 15 November 2020 symptoms and signs of worsening of the chronic cardiac insufficiency became observable. After the implemented medical treatment, His Holiness’ health condition has been stabilised. The team of medical experts has been continually monitoring health of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej.

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

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

Joint statement of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Serbia

Joint statement of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Serbia

Last night His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch was admitted to the Military COVID Hospital “Karaburma”, as he tested positive for SARS CoV2 virus during the regular test procedure. Patriarch Irinej is generally feeling well, asymptomatic and without fever. He was admitted to the hospital for medical supervision and control, and a team of doctors of various specialties will take care of his health condition.