An Italian man faces up to 12 years in prison for hiding the symptoms of the Corona virus

An Italian man faces up to 12 years in prison for hiding the symptoms of the Corona virus

Posted on Mar 19, 2020

Have you ever heard of a person being sentenced to several years in prison for concealing his illness? But this is likely to happen because of the rapidly spreading nasal coronavirus in the world.

In fact, a man in Italy could face up to 12 years in prison because he concealed the symptoms of coronas virus for nasal surgery, which resulted in several doctors and nurses suffering from Covid 19.

The American Journal Newsweek quoted Italian media as saying that a professor had filed a lawsuit against a man who concealed a rapidly spreading epidemic.

The incident took place at the Pirani Hospital in Osta, north of Mutare Bay, where a person came for a general nose operation, but when he was taken to the operation room, the anesthesiologist was exposed to an increase in body temperature. 

Then, when this person was tested, he was either diagnosed with Covid 19, which is spreading rapidly in Italy, and the resulting death rate is much higher than in other countries in the world.

After the diagnosis, the person was advised to quarantine at home when he was discharged from the hospital, but the virus was transmitted to the nurse, doctor, and specialist during this time.

The man also worked at a resort where he contacted several tourists from the Lombardi area of ‚Äč‚Äčnorthern Italy, the report added.

Lambardi is the region that is considered the epicenter of the outbreak in Italy, and during work at the resort, the man had a cough like symptoms of the coronavirus, but he was afraid that if he reported the symptoms, medical authorities Will postpone nasal surgery.

Regional Hospital Regional Secretary Ricardo Brecht explained why it is so important for medical professionals to avoid the Coronavirus.

"It is important that we monitor the health of the medical staff, for this purpose we must take all the protective measures, which will be implemented to ensure that such incidents will be avoided at Osta Hospital in the future," he said.

More than 31,000 people have been infected with the virus in Italy so far, with more than two and a half thousand deaths and close to 3,000 recovering.


Mian Tajamul

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