COVID-19: Imphal girl in home quarantine found hanging inside her room

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29 June 2020

The postgraduate student, who came from Chandigarh, tested positive for the pandemic and was discharged on June 14

A 21-year-old girl, who was on the last day of home quarantine for COVID-19, reportedly ended her life in Imphal East district on Sunday.

Meanwhile, on Sunday night 25 persons were found to be positive for the pandemic.

The girl was a postgraduate sociology student studying in Chandigarh and came to Imphal in a special train. She was found to be COVID-19 positive and was lodged in the isolation ward of the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS). She was discharged on June 14 and advised home quarantine.

On Sunday, family members found her hanging inside her room. A post-mortem was done and police are investigating the unnatural death.

Officials said on Monday that 25 more persons were found to be COVID-19 positive; 18 at the JN Institute of Medical Sciences and seven at the RIMS.

Source /The Hindu

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