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Assam man who tested COVID-19 positive commits suicide in Maha; he had attended Markaz

Assam man who tested COVID-19 positive commits suicide in Maha; he had attended Markaz

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 April 2020 11:31 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: A 30-year-old man, who hails from Assam’s Nagaon district, committed suicide. He was admitted to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Akola, Maharashtra.

He had developed symptoms after which he got himself admitted to the hospital and was found coronavirus positive.

The man had allegedly slit his throat. He was found lying unconscious on the bathroom floor of the hospital, claim reports. The man later succumbed while undergoing surgery.

According to reports he had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Nizamuddin Delhi.

Nizamuddin has now emerged as a hotspot for COVID-19 in India. Despite warnings from the government which had banned mass gatherings, authorities at Nizamuddin had gone ahead with the margaz where more than 2000 people from the country as well as all around the world had participated.

A lot of people who went back after attending the religious gathering had tested positive for coronavirus. Some deaths have also occurred.

It was on March 13 when 3400 people had arrived there for Tablighi Jamaat. This was when the Delhi CM had warned against mass gatherings of more than 200 people.

A few days later, the CM of Delhi out an upper limit of 50 for mass gathering but people at the gathering did not pay heed.

A few days later 10 people who were Indonesians tested positive for coronavirus at Telangana.

Then on March 22 Janata curfew was announced.

Next day 1500 left Nizamuddin.

And then the nation was out under 3 weeks lockdown which is why, Nizamuddin authorities say that people could not leave or vacate.

Questions have also been raised on the role of Delhi Police and what they were doing when such a gathering was underway at the heart of the city.

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