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Pope's top two aides test positive for COVID

Sec of State Parolin has mild symptoms, deputy Pena Parra none

(ANSA) - ROME, JAN 18 - Pope Francis's top two aides, Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolini and Substitute Secretary of State Msgr Edgar Pena Parra, have tested positive for COVID-19, the Vatican said Tuesday.
    Parolin, the pope's right-hand man and second in the Vatican hierarchy, has very mild symptoms, said the Vatican press office.
    Pena Parra does not have symptoms.
    Both are self-isolating in their Vatican apartments.
    They are also both triple-jabbed against the virus. (ANSA).
   

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