Karnataka: Coronavirus Patient Commits Suicide By Jumping Off Building In Bengaluru

Swarajya StaffMonday, April 27, 2020 1:30 pm IST
Karnataka coronavirus update.
Karnataka coronavirus update.

A 50-year-old man infected with the novel coronavirus committed suicide by jumping off a building in Bengaluru, police said on Monday (27 April).

According to the health department, the man was suffering from Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI).

Deputy Commissioner of Police Rohini Katoch Sepat said the 466th positive case was on dialysis for the past few years and was also suffering from kidney ailments.

He was a resident of Tilaknagar in Bengaluru and his Covid positive status surfaced on Friday, Sepat added.

Bengaluru as of Monday morning had 133 total reported cases, while Karnataka had 511 confirmed cases. Nineteen people have lost their lives to COVID-19 in the state and 182 have recovered.

(With inputs from IANS)

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