Italian priest, 72, dies of coronavirus after giving away his respirator

26 Mars, 2020, 16:41 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • Priest dies from coronavirus after giving respirator to younger patient

An elderly Italian priest who contracted the coronavirus reportedly offered his respirator to a younger patient and died due to the illness late on Sunday (March 22).

"Father Giuseppe is someone who always gave his life for others", said Giuseppe Foresti in the phone interview with RNS.

Father Berardelli is one of over 50 priests who have died from the coronavirus in Italy.

The parish had purchased a respirator just for Don Giuseppe, who had become infected by the coronavirus. "Someone who didn't even know". In 2006, he was appointed archpriest of Casnigo. "There have not been any respirators coming from outside of the hospital", Fr. Giulio Dellavite, secretary general of Berardelli's diocese, told CNA Tuesday.

This was reported by James Martin, editor at large at America mag, a USA publication, on his Twitter page.

Canada Goose switches to hospital clothing from luxury parkas
The initial goal is to produce 10,000 units of scrubs and patient gowns, which are in short supply across the country. This includes making scrubs and patient gowns, which are high in demand across the country.

Un mort en France — Coronavirus
L'administration Trump prévoit de consacrer 2,5 milliards de dollars (2,3 milliards d'euros) à la lutte contre la maladie. Hors de Chine, plus de 2.000 cas de contamination ont été recensés depuis le début de l'épidémie, dont 41 mortels.

Coronavirus death toll in Spain jumps 738 in 24 hours
Even once the numbers crest, it would be "counterproductive" to think about relaxing restrictions soon, he added. Overall, more than 109,000 have recovered.

"He is a 'Martyr of Charity, ' a saint like St. Maximilian Kolbe, who in Auschwitz volunteered to take the place of a condemned man with a family, and was killed", James Martin, Jesuit Journal America editor, tweeted. "I am deeply moved by the fact that he, archpriest of Casnigo, gave up his will to assign him to someone younger than he".

"He was a simple, straightforward person, with a great kindness and helpfulness towards everyone, believers and non-believers", Giuseppe Imberti, the mayor of Casnigo, was quoted as saying by Italian news website Araberara.

A 72-year-old heroic priest from Bergamo, Italy, has died after giving his ventilator so he could save a stranger. At least 14 have been hospitalized.

His town, Bergamo, is among the epicenters of the pandemic, which has already claimed the lives of 6,820 people in the country and infected over 69,000 people. The hospital is located in one of the areas hardest hit.

Health officials caution against all global travel.



National Federal Government Announces $2,000 A Month Covid-19 Benefit News Centre
He said everyone wants to know the depth of the economic hurt, how long it will last and whether it will come in waves. The House was suspended while those negotiations took place behind closed doors.

Coronavirus : Atalanta-Valencia, the match too ?
A week after the return game, Valencia reported that 35 percent of its players and staff who were tested returned a positive test. The two sides went head-to-head at San Siro in Milan, where the Bergamo club play their European matches this season.

Chargers make some logo changes for the 2020 season
It stays to be seen if the new logo will change the renowned horns that have actually been on the team's helmets for years. Well, the Rams thought they could pull a fast one on the internet when they released their new logo on Monday.

YouTube will drop their default video quality to 480p for everyone
With much of the world in social distancing/quarantine mode, we're watching a whole lot more streaming services . YouTube already made standard-definition playback the default in Europe, but will now roll it out worldwide.

Liberty Media confident of a 15-18 race season
Given that health officials have said the Covid-19 pandemic will get worse before it gets better, these races are also in doubt. The next event on the Circuit is the Canadian Grand Prix , but there is no guarantee that the event will go through on June 14.

James Dyson unveils design for coronavirus ventilator
However, some industry critics have suggested that Dyson's process of designing a new model will take too long. Of these 5,000, 80pc will be sent to other countries in need of them.

B.C. approves $500 renters' supplement, freezes rents and evictions
Earlier this week, the AMS joined nine student unions across the province asking the BC government to freeze rent payments and ban evictions .

Coronavirus cases surpass 60000 in USA; Spain death toll overtakes China
A projection shared with Congress earlier this month said that between 70 to 150 million people could eventually be infected in the US.

Star Hero’s Ex-Wife Moved Out, Temporarily
He concluded, "I hope and pray. we all find our way to express love, empathy, courage, strength with an open heart". The actor has not announced any new projects that he might be working on.

" "Emmanuel Macron lance l’opération " Résilience " — Coronavirus
Ils " contribuent aussi à l'effort de la nation, en restant chez eux ", a martelé le chef de l'État, avant de remercier les services de l'armée.