Surat, Aug 26 (PTI) A 64-year-old COVID-19 patient allegedly committed suicide while under home isolation in Varaccha area of Gujarat's Surat city, police said on Wednesday.
The sexagenarian hanged himself from a hook of a swing in the room he was isolated in at his apartment in a housing society on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday, an official from Kapodra police station said.
A suicide note was recovered from the scene, in which the man stated that he was taking the extreme step as he tested positive for the deadly infection and no one should be held responsible for his death, he said.
The deceased had tested positive for the infection on August 20 and was stressed because of it, the official said.
A case of accidental death has been registered in this regard, he added. PTI COR KA PD ARU ARU