2020-03-28 18:10:00

Opera singer Svetlana Kasyan hospitalized with coronavirus

Moscow, March 27, Interfax - Famous opera singer Svetlana Kasyan is hospitalized with coronavirus, her husband, head of the World Council of Old Believers Leonid Sevastyanov told Interfax.

"Now Svetlana already has bilateral pneumonia," he said.

According to Sevastyanov, Pope Francis of Rome sent them a letter of support as he greatly praises Svetlana's vocal skills.

Commenting on the situation, Sevastyanov said that his spouse fell ill after she had visited the church where she communicated with other parishioners while one of them was infected with coronavirus. "I'd like to urge everyone: stay with your family and pray at home," head of the Old Believers' Council said.