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A day after her samples were tested for Covid-19, a 50-year-old woman from West Tripura district allegedly committed suicide at GBP Hospital in Agartala on Tuesday morning.

The woman, identified as Shamsur Nahar, a resident of Matinagar in Raimura area under Amtali Police station, was admired to GBP Hospital in Agartala on Monday after she developed breathing problem.

She was found hanging in the lavatory of the hospital on Tuesday morning.

Her blood sample was collected on Monday for Covid-19 test and result is yet to come.

She had developed the fear of contracting the disease and committed suicide due to panic, said a police official.

Her body has been sent for postmortem examination.

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