Woman Covid patient commits suicide in Shimla

Published: Sep 23, 2020, 12:32 pm IST

Shimla: A 54-year-old woman Covid-19 patient allegedly committed suicide in the state-run hospital in the Himachal Pradesh capital on Wednesday, the police said.

She had tested positive on September 18 and was undergoing treatment in the Dayal Upadhyay Hospital. She belonged to Chopal in Shimla district.

Deputy Commissioner Amit Kashyap said the woman committed suicide by hanging herself in the balcony outside the Covid ward.

“A magisterial probe has been ordered into the circumstances that led her to commit suicide in the hospital,” he told the media.

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