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Died abbess of a monastery in the Nizhny Novgorod region

The mother superior of the Vyksa Iversky nunnery antoniya (Mironova), who previously identified coronavirus, has died, according to the press service of the Nizhny Novgorod diocese.

The Vyksa Iversky women's monastery was closed by the congregation with the 4th of July. According to the Vyksa diocese, it was made "in connection with the identification of the mother superior of the Vyksa Iversky nunnery abbess Antonia (Mironova) coronavirus infection COVID-19". All the rooms of the monastery were disinfected, the contact person is isolated, the residents placed under medical observation.

It is noted that more than 15 years of the life of abbess Antonia gave to the revival of the monastery, first as an older sister, then superior. "The writings of mother restored the temples of the monastery, the bell tower, the nursing corps. Mother took care of children left without parental care... In 2010, when a fire destroyed the surrounding villages, mother of Anthony organized the collection of items for people who lost their homes in the monastery fed the firefighters who defended the town and the monastery from impending threats," the statement reads.

According to the July 29, in the Nizhny Novgorod region recorded 23 489 cases of infection with coronavirus infection, recovered 18 674, 377 patients died COVID-19.