Mar 24 - Extracts of Media Update

CMRO/ ACMTF/02(a)-2021

24th March 2021

This is an extract from the Media Update dated 24th March 2021 - Update on Covid 19 Positive Case in the Cathedral of St John

  • As a follow up to the Media Communique dated 23rd March 2021, the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur and the Archdiocesan Crisis Management Task Force (hereinafter called the Crisis Task Force), in the interest of public health safety (and having obtained his consent), would like to confirm that Msgr Leonard Lexson, the Parish Priest of the Cathedral of St John has been tested positive for COVID-19 on 22nd March 2021.
  • It is likely that Msgr Lexson would have been infectious from Thursday, the 18th of March 2021.
  • Msgr Leonard was admitted to hospital yesterday for observation and treatment as he displayed mild symptoms. Please continue to keep him in your prayers.

(Ms) Patricia Pereira
Communications and Media Relations Officer
Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur

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