New Delhi: A 50-year-old coronavirus patient in Bengaluru allegedly committed suicide on Monday inside the campus of Victoria Hospital Trauma Care Centre where he was being treated for the contagious infection. Also Read - Full Lockdown in Maharashtra to be Extended by 2 More Weeks? Major Decision by State Cabinet Today

The incident was brought to attention at around 8:30 AM. The man had recently tested positive for COVID-19 and was being treated for Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) as a result of the viral infection. Also Read - Delhi Airport To Shut Operations At T2 Terminal From May 17 Midnight

He was also suffering from hypertension and renal disorder, the doctors told reporters. He was admitted to the hospital two days ago and had undergone one round of dialysis, while the second one was scheduled later in the day. Also Read - Karnataka Reports 39,510 Fresh COVID Cases, 22,584 Discharges in Last 24 Hours

However, eyewitnesses told reporters that he jumped off from the fire exit window on the third floor, onto the first floor shed.