STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Elderly man in coronavirus isolation ward commits suicide in Ariyalur General Hospital

It is said that the results of his samples are yet to come. But on April 10, a heartbroken Narayanasamy committed suicide in the isolation ward.

Published: 10th April 2020 11:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th April 2020 11:21 PM   |  A+A-

death, murder,suicide, die, dead

image used for representation.

Express News Service

ARIYALUR: A 60-year-old man who was in the Corona isolation ward of Ariyalur Government Hospital committed suicide.

The deceased Narayanasamy (60) was a native of Arakkattalai near Kadambur in Ariyalur district. He was working as a daily wager in Kerala.
 
According to sources, he returned from Kerala two weeks ago by hitchhiking. After he developed fever, villagers had informed the health officials after which he was taken to Ariyalur government hospital on April 6. Locals said that he was also suffering from kidney problem.

The sample was taken from him and was tested for COVID-19 at the laboratory in the Mahatma Gandhi Government Medical College Hospital on April 7.

It is said that the results of his samples are yet to come. On April 10, a heartbroken Narayanasamy committed suicide in the isolation ward.

On information, Ariyalur police rushed to the spot and conducted a preliminary inquiry. This caused a big stir in the hospital campus.

Sources in the health department told The New Indian Express, "His samples tested negative for COVID-19. The result has come just now. But it was to be formally announced on Saturday."
 
Hospital sources said that he was monitored every half-an-hour. Last, the hospital staff saw him was around 6.30 pm on Friday and gave him tea and snacks. When they saw him next, he was dead.
 
He is survived by his wife Janaki (55) and daughter Indira (38). His son Kaliyamurthy died four years ago.

(In case of any suicidal thoughts, please contact Aasra at their 24x7 Helpline: 98204 66726)

Stay up to date on all the latest Tamil Nadu news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp