Year: 2022 Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry. (2022). Published online 24 November 2022. 103349. SIEC No: 20220991

The psyche about the adverse effects of the Covid-19 pandemic has got fixed to a level of conviction that committing suicide is directly linked to coronavirus infection. The statistics of suicidal hangings for the pre-Covid-19 and the Covid-19 periods were compared in the Indian capital. The data analysis of the autopsy records showed the absence of temporal association between the incidence rates of suicides between these two periods. The study concludes that there was no net increase in suicide rates in the study population of this lower-middle-income group country during the Covid-19 pandemic.