Bridgeport bishop tests fantastic for COVID, diocese says

BRIDGEPORT — Bishop Frank J. Caggiano has tested effective for the radical coronavirus, the Diocese of Bridgeport said.

a press release posted to the Diocese site Wednesday observed Caggiano is asymptomatic and is feeling well.

“although, he’ll study a ten-day quarantine in keeping with CDC instructions,” the observation reads. “because of this, he’ll not engage in public ministry or attend any prior to now scheduled pursuits during this time.”

Caggiano tested positive on Monday, according to the commentary.

The bishop has been proven on a weekly basis on account of his shuttle time table to diverse parishes under the Diocese, based on the observation.

He realized of the fantastic verify on Wednesday “and he instantly went into quarantine.”

The verify turned into performed at a COVID-19 checking out site deploy at Queen of Saints hall within the Catholic center, at 238 Jewett Avenue in Bridgeport.

The statement noted that site is open to the public, as well as extra trying out websites at Our lady of Fatimah Parish in Wilton and the immaculate excessive faculty Retreat center in Danbury.

The statement also spoke of the Dioceses “has always adopted and sometimes handed all state and local recommendations,” and highlighted a registration feature at Mass so “congregations will also be notified if any who attended a carrier later turns into aware about a good examine.”

“The Diocese asks for prayers for Bishop Caggiano and for all these all over the Diocese who’re via the virus, those that have lost family, and for the numerous people affected by anxiety involving the pandemic,” the statement stated.