Bengaluru, August 20
A 43-year previous authorities physician on coronavirus responsibility died of suicide in Mysuru district in Karnataka with a few of his colleagues alleging he was beneath work strain.
The state authorities mentioned an inquiry has been ordered into the dying of the physician and suggested these battling the virus to not succumb to any strain.
According to police, Taluk Health Officer Dr SR Nagendra was discovered hanging at his quarters in Alanahalli the place he had been staying alone.
Nagendra’s household was residing in one other space in Mysuru district and he selected to remain alone out of concern of contracting the virus and spreading it, they mentioned.
Some of his colleagues alleged there was intense work strain on him as he had been on COVID-19 responsibility.
Mourning his dying, state Medical Education Minister Dr Okay Sudhakar in a sequence of tweets additionally suggested the corona warriors to not succumb to any strain and share their issues with their superiors.
The minister mentioned being a physician himself, he understood the strain beneath which the medical professionals work.
State Health Minister B Sriramulu too mourned the dying and mentioned he’s getting each element of the incident.
I’ve ordered an inquiry into the case. Anyone discovered responsible is not going to be spared. There isn’t any want for folks to panic, Sriramulu tweeted. PTI