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Man ends life at quarantine centre

While a police complaint was lodged by his wife, the body was shifted to Guntur Government Hospital for post-mortem.

Published: 23rd July 2020 09:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd July 2020 09:47 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

GUNTUR: A 64-year-old man lodged at a quarantine centre in Tadepalli’s Gundimeda committed suicide on Wednesday morning, as he was reportedly upset with the fact that he was Covid positive. He was kept in a single- room and told that he would be discharged if he tested negative in an upcoming test. The victim, who tested positive on July 14, worked as a compounder in a private hospital. While a police complaint was lodged by his wife, the body was shifted to Guntur Government Hospital for post-mortem.

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