New Delhi: A 32-year-old suspected to be infected with coronavirus or COVID-19 jumped to death from the seventh floor of Greater Noida’s Galgotia private college where he was put in quarantine. The deceased has been identified as Md. Gulzar, resident of Noida Phase – 2. Also Read - Beware! If Found Not Wearing Face Mask, You Could Land up Cleaning Mumbai Roads
His test results were still awaited. District Magistrate Suhas LY has said that he has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the matter, which will be conducted by the additional District Magistrate (Administration). Also Read - Dementia and Other Cognitive Disorders May Increase Risk Of Severe COVID-19
If reports are to be believed, several complaints were coming from the quarantine centre of Galgotia centre regarding the behaviour of the staff with the patients but the local administration and the health department consistently ignored them. Also Read - Delhi Containment Zones: Total Contained Areas Rise to 3,047 | Check Full List Here
Meanwhile, Gautam Buddh Nagar, has so far recorded 64 positive cases of coronavirus, of which 13 patients have been cured and discharged from hospitals.
Last month, a similar incident was reported from national capital Delhi, when a man suspected to be infected with COVID-19 allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the seventh floor of a Safdarjung Hospital.
The man was brought to the hospital by the airport authorities as a coronavirus suspect and was immediately put in the isolation ward. His test results were also awaited when he took the extreme step.