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COVID-19 Cases in Defence Services

India PIB

Ministry of Defence

Posted On: 16 SEP 2020 5:03PM by PIB Delhi

The number of COVID-19 cases in Army, Navy and Air Force are 16758, 1365 and 1716 respectively.

The number of deceased due to COVID-19 in Army and Air Force are 32 and 03 respectively and 'NIL' in case of Navy.

As per the extant Rules, there is no special compensation for deaths occurring due to infectious diseases while in service. However, all deaths while in service are awarded terminal benefits.

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik in a written reply to Shri Anumula Revanth Reddy in Lok Sabha today.

ABB/Nampi/KA/DK

(Release ID: 1655098)



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