Hillsong New York lead pastor Carl Lentz
has announced that he has contracted the coronavirus.
The news comes as New York is in full
lockdown mode as the virus hits the city hard.
FoxNews reports that Lentz, while on
Instagram Live with fellow pastor Judah Smith, said, “I’m fine. I’m good…Let
me tell you something. It is definitely real…the symptoms are so real. It’s
kind of like a flu times 50…still don’t feel like myself…I look forward to
getting my energy back.
“My breath is a lot shorter. Fatigue
is a lot quicker. My advice to people is try to take this as seriously as you
Hillsong New York has, like all churches, closed its doors and moved its church online.
Lentz is in quarantine, like all others who have contracted the virus, in a bid to ensure the virus does not spread.