Andhra Pradesh

Man ends life after ‘testing positive’ for COVID

A 25-year-old man reportedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide after learning that he tested positive for COVID-19, in Pedavegi mandal of West Godavari district on Friday.

The victim gave samples for testing on Thursday, and he got a message that he had COVID symptoms. Panicked over this, he resorted to the extreme step, the locals said.

Persons who were in distress may dial ‘100’ for help.

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