Road in Rome named after Kerala nun to honour her for Covid service

Courtesy: Mathrubhumi

A road in Rome has been named after a Keralite nun as part of honouring her service during the Covid crisis. Sister Teresa Vettath became the pride of Kerala after the road near the surgery head office of Mother Josephine Vannini hospital in Rome was named after her.

The Rome city authorities had honoured Sister Teresa on Women’s Day for taking care of most number of Covid patients. Italy paid tribute to a number of female nurses who worked hard during the Covid crisis. The Sacro Bano municipality near Rome city renamed the roads after the women nurses.

When the hospital was turned into a Covid centre, Sister Teresa was in charge of it. The municipality honoured a total of 8 nurses including her. Sister Teresa has been working as nurse in Italy for the last 30 years. Hailing from Nelliyodi in Kottiyoor, she is daughter of late Mathayi and Mary. She belongs to the St Camillus Church.