COVID-19 patient commits suicide at civic hospital in Mumbai

Mumbai: A 29-year-old woman, who had tested positive for COVID-19, allegedly committed suicide at the civic-run Nair Hospital in Central Mumbai on Wednesday, police said.

The incident took place in the early hours of the day, when the woman allegedly hanged herself using a scarf in the bathroom of ward no 25, an official said.

A resident of Worli in Central Mumbai, the woman had recently tested positive for the infection, he said.

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The woman was found hanging in the bathroom by other patients and hospital staff, he said, adding that a case of accidental death was registered at Agripada police station in this regard.

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