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Corona '+' ve woman dies by suicide at KC Hospital

Corona '+' ve woman dies by suicide at KC Hospital

Bengaluru, June 26 (UNI) A Sixty-year-old woman who had tested positive for Covid-19 and was undergoing treatment at KC General Hospital here was found dead in the bathroom in the early hours of Friday.

The patient told the guard that she had to use the bathroom but when she did not return after some time, the staff suspected something was amiss and rushed to the bathroom, only to find her lifeless.

N Shashi Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) said that according to preliminary reports, the woman was admitted to the hospital on June 18, her condition was not so critical. However, she was disturbed as her son, daughter-in-law and grandson were also Coronavirus infected and were undergoing treatment in the same hospital.

The woman lived with her family in Rajagopalnagar in North Bengaluru and was a native of Kunigal in Tumakuru district. Malleswaram police have registered a case citing unnatural death and further investigation is on.

In April, a 50-year-old man undergoing treatment at the Covid-19 ward at Victoria hospital had also took his life by jumping off the building.


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