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COVID-19 suspect jumps to death at quarantine facility in Greater Noida

A 32-year-old Man Who Was Under Observation For Coronavirus On Sunday Jumped To Death From The Seventh Floor Of A Greater Noida Private College Where He Was Put In Quarantine, Officials Said.

PTI | Updated on: 13 Apr 2020, 12:05:09 AM
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New Delhi:

A 32-year-old man who was under observation for coronavirus on Sunday jumped to death from the seventh floor of a Greater Noida private college where he was put in quarantine, officials said. His test results were awaited, said District Magistrate Suhas LY.

The man was kept at the quarantine centre in Galgotia Engineering College in Greater Noida where he jumped to death from the seventh floor of the building on Sunday, the DM said in a statement. T

he DM said he has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the matter. The inquiry will be conducted by the Additional District Magistrate (Administration), he said.

There was no other official word on the cause of the man's suicide yet. Gautam Buddh Nagar, adjoining Delhi, in western Uttar Pradesh has so far recorded 64 positive cases of coronavirus, of which 13 patients have been cured and discharged from hospitals, according to official figures.

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First Published : 13 Apr 2020, 12:05:09 AM

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