Metropolitan Gerasim of Zugdidi and Tsaishi claims the infection can not spread from the church.
"It will not spread from the church. On the contrary, people come to the church to be healed spiritually and physically, ”said Metropolitan Gerasim.
As for the Easter liturgy, he said that everyone is waiting for the patriarch's blessing and the future actions will be decided according to it.
"We are waiting for the Patriarch’s blessing and the patriarchate will officially make a statement about it. All churches, monasteries and dioceses obey to the blessing of the Patriarch, ”said Metropolitan Gerasim.