Coronavirus patient kills self at Mumbai hospital

Mumbai: A 60-year-old man who had tested positive for coronavirus committed suicide at a hospital in suburban Andheri on Saturday, police said.

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The patient was found to have hanged himself with his pajamas from a steel rod on the ninth-floor terrace of the hospital on Saturday afternoon, a police official said.

He might have been suffering from anxiety or depression after being diagnosed with coronavirus, leading to the suicide, the official said.

A case of accidental death was registered at MIDC police station and further probe was on, he added.