News Desk, Tech for FTCP, New Delhi
Updated Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:27 PM IST
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Naik said that 32 people have died due to Kovid-19 infection in the Indian Army and this number is three in the Air Force. At the same time, not a single case of death due to Kovid-19 infection has been reported in the Navy. He informed that the family members of the deceased will be provided with terminal facilities for the loss of their lives while on duty.
On Wednesday, 90,123 new cases of Kovid-19 in the country have crossed the 5 million mark in the total number of infected cases. In the country in just 11 days, the cases have increased from 40 lakh to 50 lakh. According to the Health Ministry data, 82,961 patients of Kovid-19 have become healthy in one day in the country.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Kishan Reddy told in Lok Sabha that the number of people (civilians and security force personnel) who died in violence related to left wing extremism increased to 202 in 2019. This number was 1005 in the year 2010. He said that in 2020 (as of 15 August) the death rate declined from 137 to 102 compared to the same period in 2019.