Suspected of COVID-19, man commits suicide from Safdarjung Hospital: Police

The man was brought by the airport authorities as a coronavirus suspect and was immediately put in the isolation ward, hospital sources said

The man forced open the isolation ward and jumped off the seventh floor of the building. Photo:PTI

A man suspected to be infected with COVID-19 allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the seventh floor of a Safdarjung Hospital building on Wednesday (March 19), soon after he was admitted to the facility by airport authorities, police said.

The man was brought by the airport authorities as a coronavirus suspect and was immediately put in the isolation ward, hospital sources said.

His samples had been taken and sent for testing, they said, adding the reports are awaited.

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He forced open the isolation ward and jumped off the seventh floor of the building, they said.

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