It seems that institutionally quarantining suspected corona patients is causing them deep distress. In the last 24 hours, two suicides in institutional quarantine have been reported in the state.
A youth who went to Zanzwad village from Mumbai was sent to an institutional quarantine centre at an MTDC centre in Mahableshwar. He hanged himself on Saturday. The reason for his death is unknown as yet. His swab report is expected. Sub-Divisional Officer Sangita Rajapurkar and Police Officer B A Kondubhairi visited the centre where the suicide occurred.
In an another incident, a 30-year-old man committed suicide at the institutional quarantine centre in a government engineering college in Chandrapur city. A resident of Chandrapur, he had returned from Nagpur and had been quarantined. Both these incidents have left the government shocked.