Fearing the global coronavirus in India, three members of a family drank poison, killing a mother and son.
The husband of a woman named Lakshmi died in December in the neighboring Indian state of Tamil Nadu, while she and her family were in such shock that the woman furthermore different individuals from her family tried positive for the Covid.
According to Indian media, Lakshmi’s 23-year-old daughter, her three-year-old son, and others tested positive for the coronavirus.
Fearing the Coronavirus, the family drank the poison, killing the woman and her three-year-old son, while the rest of the family survived.
According to Indian media, a case has been registered and an investigation is underway. Police suspect the family feared the coronavirus and its consequences, so they decided to end their lives.
Health officials, on the other hand, have urged residents not to panic and seek medical help