In Punjab’s Amritsar, an elderly couple ended their lives under the fear of Coronavirus. Family members allege that doctor denied conducting a post-mortem of the bodies.
A suicide note has been recovered from the couple’s place. It stated that the couple got fed up with Coronavirus scare, they were suffering from the illness for a long time.
The DSP said as per preliminary examination, they showed no symptoms of coronavirus. Police, along with health officials, were investigating the matter, he added.
For the uninitiated, in Punjab, there are 53 confirmed cases of coronavirus — 19 in Nawanshahr, 12 in Mohali, seven in Hoshiarpur, five each in Jalandhar and Amritsar, four in Ludhiana and one in Patiala.