Udupi, June 5: An elderly woman, who was tested positive for covid-19, has committed suicide by jumping from the seventh floor of a residential apartment in Udupi today morning.
The deceased has been identified as Gangamma (70), a resident of Janardhan Tower apartment located at Jodukatte in Udupi city. Her husband is also suffering from covid-19 and is undergoing treatment at the ICU of a private hospital.
It is learnt that she was under depression after her husband’s hospitalization. Her son is working for Bank of Baroda.
The family, which hailed from Chitradurga, has been staying in Udupi for past few years.