Number of COVID-19 cases in Army, Navy and IAF are 19,839: MoS Shripad Naik

32 deaths in Army and 3 in IAF due to Covid

Number of COVID-19 cases in Army, Navy and IAF are 19,839: MoS Shripad Naik

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Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, September 16

The number of COVID-19 cases in Army, Navy and Air Force are 16,758, 1,365 and 1,716 respectively, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said in a written reply in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

The number of deceased due to COVID-19 in Army and IAF are 32 and three, respectively and nil in Navy.

All deaths while in service have been awarded terminal benefits, he said.

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