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Italian priest dies after giving his respirator to younger patient

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Italian priest dies after giving his respirator to younger patient .

An Italian priest infected with coronavirus, gave up a respirator –his parishioners bought for him – to a younger patient and then died.

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Father Giuseppe Berardelli, 72, refused to take the respirator while in a hospital after finding out the other patient — who was a complete stranger — also needed it, according to the BBC.

He was one of at least 60 priests who died in Italy this month, according to the Catholic News Agency.