Udupi, Jul 8: A 15-year-old boy belonging to Saligrama in Udupi district, who was under home quarantine with his mother, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself yesterday.
His throat swabs were sent for testing. The report received today and it showed that he did not have coronavirus.
The boy, a class ten student studying in Kota, was quarantined along with his mother at home after a person in a family, where she was working as a maid tested positive for Covid-19.
The boy is suspected to have taken the extreme step out of depression as he was not allowed to go out. The last rites were held today.