New Delhi. 17 September 2020. 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.