03 December 2021,   11:16
It is necessary to observe social distancing and wear face masks in churches - Patriarchate

The Georgian Patriarchate released a statement regarding the second wave COVID-19.

“In connection with the second wave of coronavirus, with blessing of Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II, the Patriarchate addressed church officials, priests and believers.

It is necessary that the believers observe social distancing rule and wear medical face masks when being in a church. Those who do not feel well or belong to a risk group, refrain from attending church services.

If special need, a priest may visit them at home,” reads the statement.