Delhi: COVID-19 Positive Journalist Kills Self By Jumping Off AIIMS Building

 - Sakshi Post

NEW DELHI: A 37-year-old journalist undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at the AIIMS Trauma Centre died after allegedly jumping off the fourth floor of the hospital building on Monday afternoon.

According to a media report, the journalist worked with a Hindi daily. He resided in Bhajanpura in Delhi.

The incident took place at around 2 pm and the man was rushed to the hospital's ICU where doctors tried to revive him, a doctor said on condition of anonymity, as reported by a news agency.

According to Devender Arya, Deputy Commissioner of Police (southwest), the journalist was admitted to the COVID-19 ward at the Trauma Centre on June 24 after testing positive for the virus.

"He was admitted to AIIMS Trauma Centre on June 24 and was apparently shifted to a High Dependency unit at the hospital. He was admitted on the first floor," a news agency quoted citing sources.

He had undergone a surgery for brain tumour recently, according to the doctor.

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