AN Italian nurse who contracted the coronavirus has taken her own life after she feared she had spread it to others, it was reported.
Daniela Trezzi, 34, worked in the intensive care unit of the San Gerardo Hospital in the city of Monza, in the Lombardy region, which is the epicentre of Italy’s coronavirus crisis.
Daniela had been at work since Italy was hit by the virus, around six weeks ago, according the National Federation of Nurses of Italy.
She had already suffered considerable stress after working on the front line of the coronavirus outbreak and had been off work since March 10 after testing positive.
The nurses’ federation said Daniela became extremely anxious out of “fear of having infected others”, Il Messaggero reports.
The group said: “We express our pain and consternation over the suicide of our young colleague.