Covid-19 case at Papal residence

A person walks along the Via Della Conciliazione street, located near the Vatican's St. Peter's Square, in Rome, Italy. EPA-EFE/FABIO FRUSTACI

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An Italian monsignor on duty at the Vatican Secretariat of State was found positive for coronavirus and taken to hospital.

Italian news agency ANSA reports that the prelate has lived for some time in Casa Santa Marta, the same Vatican residence where Pope Francis lives: it is understood that the prevention measures provided for in the protocols have been adopted for the building and its inhabitants.

This is the fifth one infected by Covid-19 in the Vatican.

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A file photo released showing en external view of the Casa Santa Marta, in the Vatican. EPA/VATICAN POOL

 

Via ANSA

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