Vita Brancaccio
Vita Brancaccio
Brancaccio (centre) with her daughter Maria (right) and a nurse, Lucia (left) in 2020
Birth: 5 July 1913
Baselice, Campania, Italy
Age: 107 years, 288 days
Country: Italy ITA SwitzerlandSUI
Centenarian

Vita Brancaccio (née Canonico; born 5 July 1913) is an Italian-born Swiss centenarian who is one of the oldest known survivors of COVID-19, having recovered from the disease at the age of 107.

Biography

Brancaccio was born on 5 July 1913 in Baselice, Campania, Italy. She spent the first half of her life living in a village near Benevento, Campania, before emigrating to Switzerland when she was about 50.

Brancaccio currently lives in Chiasso in the canton of Ticino, Switzerland, with her daughter Maria. In November 2020, both Brancaccio and her daughter were hospitalised after contracting COVID-19. Despite developing severe pneumonia, Brancaccio successfully recovered, making her one of the oldest survivors of the disease at 107 years old. Her daughter also successfully recovered.

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