Bengaluru: A 43-year-old government doctor posted in Mysore district, Karnataka, allegedly committed suicide. The aides of the deceased have alleged that he was running under the pressure of work. The state government said that the inquiry has been ordered in the case of the doctor and suggested that the person appointed in the corona duty should not take such a step under any pressure.
According to the police, the body of Dr SR Nagendra, the Tehsil Health Officer, has been found hanging in his residence at Alanahalli, where the doctor was living alone. Police said that Nagendra's family was living elsewhere in the district due to fear of being caught by the Corona infection. Some of Nagendra's colleagues said that while condoling the death of the doctor, the state medical education minister Dr K Sudhakar has tweeted that Corona warriors should not take such steps under any kind of pressure and share their problems with their superiors. State Health Minister B Sriramulu also mourned the death of the doctor and ordered an inquiry into the case.
Corona figures are increasing rapidly in Karnataka. New cases are being reported in the state. So far, more than two lakh cases of infection have been reported in the state. More than four thousand people have died of Corona.