Udupi: A 56-year old man on Wednesday committed suicide after writing a note adding that he was infected by the Coronavirus. The incident took place in Udupi on Wednesday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Gopalkrishna Madiwala (56), a resident of Uppur in Udupi District.

Gopalkrishna who was working as a trainer at KSRTC was reportedly diagnosed with mental depression. A complaint has been registered at local police station into the matter.

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Mangaluru: In a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus in Dakshina Kannada, district administration and Department of Health has set up 13 ‘Fever Clinics’ across the district.

All the 13 Fever Clinics are now operational and public can get benefitted from them.

They are at Taluk hospitals in Bantwal, Belthangady, Puttur and Sullia; District Wenlock Hospital in Mangaluru and in eight medical colleges - A J College at Kuntikana, Fr Muller Medical College Hospital, KMC-Attavar, Yenepoya Medical College Hospital-Deralakatte, Srinivas Medical College Hospital-Mukka, KS Hegde Charitable Hospital-Deralakatte, KVG Medical College Hospital-Sullia and Kanachur Medical College Hospital at Natekal.