Italian nurse with coronavirus commits suicide

34-year-old Italian nurse, Daniela Trezzi committed suicide after being diagnosed with coronavirus worried she had infected others, the Daily Mail reported, citing the National Federation of Nurses of Italy.

Trezzi was working in the intensive care ward at the San Gerado hospital in the town of Monza in Lomabardy, a region of northern Italy that has been hit the hardest by the outbreak.

In a statement, the federation said Trezzi was under “heavy stress,” fearing that she was spreading the virus while trying to help stop the crisis, the Daily Mail reported.

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According to the hospital’s general-manager Mario Alparone, Trezzi had been at home sick since March 10, and “was not under surveillance.”

Around 5,760 healthcare workers in the country have been diagnosed with COVID-19, which is approximately 8% of all total cases in Italy according to the Daily Mail.

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