Coronavirus: Couple married for 60 years die less than 2 hours apart

Coronavirus: Couple married for 60 years die less than 2 hours apart

- Severa Belotti, 82, and Luigi Carrara, 86, have lost their lives to coronavirus after living together for 60 years

- The couple showed the strength of their love as they died just 1 hour, 45 minutes apart after they were eventually rushed to a hospital

- Their son, who is currently quarantined, lamented not being able to say a 'goodbye' to his parents before they died

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An 86-year-old man and his 82-year-old wife have died after living together for 60 years. Their love remained strong even at the point of their demise.

The duo died after battling with coronavirus, the pandemic that is spreading across the world and that has affected over 120,000 people.

One of them died at 9.15 am on Tuesday, March 10, while the other followed at 11am, just one hour, 45 minutes apart.

Coronavirus: Couple married for 60 years die less than 2 hours apart

The man and his wife died less than two hours apart in a hospital Credit: Daily Mail
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Daily Mail reports the names of the Italian couple as Severa Belotti, 82, and Luigi Carrara, 86, and said they stayed together battling the virus in their hometown of Albino, northern Italian province of Bergamo, following a lockdown across their area.

The report quoted Luca Carrara, the couple's son, as saying that his parents were held down in their home for eight days adding that the victims could not access medical help.

Luca said the couple had fever of 39 degrees celsius (102.2 Fahrenheit).

Luca said his father, Luigi, was a bricklayer who later retired. He said when the case was detected, his father was rushed to a hospital on Saturday, March 7, while the man's wife was taken to the same hospital the next day.

Coronavirus: Couple married for 60 years die less than 2 hours apart

Coronavirus put asunder the couple's 60 years journey as man and wife Credit: Daily Mail
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The most painful part of the issue, according to Luca, was that he could not see his father and mother till they died.

An emotional son, he lamented that with the virus, one's loved relations are left to die on their own and without getting a 'goodbye' from people let alone a hug.

The same Luca, his wife, and two children are currently quarantined. He said his parents were held at home alone for that long because there was no doctor around.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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