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Karnataka woman ends life by jumping into canal after testing positive for COVID-19

 Due to fear of the coronavirus, a COVID positive woman ended her life by jumping into a canal in Karnataka. The incident happened in Nagamangala, Mandya
 

Karnataka woman ends life by jumping into canal after testing positive for COVID-19
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Mandya, First Published Aug 7, 2020, 11:32 AM IST
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Bengaluru: A woman working at a finance company committed suicide by jumping into a canal immediately after testing positive for COVID-19.

The incident happened at Hemavathi canal near Bogadi village in Nagamangala in Karnataka and the victim was identified as Padmavathi, resident of TB Colony at Nagamangala in Mandya.

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The woman used to collect money from people as part of her job and she may have contracted infection. The unwell woman got tested at a hospital and the COVID positive result shocked her.

The woman, instead of returning home, went to the canal and jumped, say preliminary reports.
 

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