ATHENS — Archbishop of Athens & All Greece Hieronymos was on Monday discharged from Evangelismos Public Hospital after a 12-day stay for Covid-19 treatment at an increased care unit.
"I thank all those who stood by me with their prayers and their messages," said Hieronymos in statements afterwards, as well as "the clergy and laity, and especially the treating doctors Anastasia Kotanidou and professor Sotiris Tsiodras. I am deeply grateful to everyone."
The head of the Orthodox Church of Greece, Archbishop Ieronymos, had been hospitalized after being diagnosed with COVID-19, earlier this month. The 82-year-old archbishop was hospitalized in an augmented care unit of Athens' Evangelismos Hospital.