No worries about treatment cost in case of corona: Central government gave big relief to the people, extended the policy deadline

March 31, 2022 by No Comments

Your age should be between 18 to 65 years to buy this policy. On the other hand, if a person gets corona virus within 15 days of buying a policy, then he will not get the benefit of this policy at that time.

  • Government gave big relief to the people
  • corona shield scheme extended for 6 months
  • Know what benefits you will get

In the time of Corona, the government has given great relief to the people. Now the ‘Corona Shield’ scheme has been extended for the next 6 months. The scheme is now valid till September 2022. This decision has been taken by the insurance regulator IRDAI. The policy was earlier scheduled to expire on March 31, 2022. In view of the Corona epidemic, IRDAI has extended the validity of the policy from 31 March 2021 to 31 March 2022. Now it has been again extended till 30 September 2022.

IRDAI issued statement

Giving information about this, IRDAI said in a statement that this policy has received tremendous response during the Corona period. Now the special product of Corona has been increased from 31 March 2022 to 30 September 2022. In this, the period of renewal and purchase of the policy has been increased to 6 months.

Know about the Corona Shield Policy

In view of the increasing cost of hospitalization of people during the Corona period, a special corona policy named Corona Shield Policy was introduced. Through this policy, Corona Shield Policy covers all expenses related to Corona such as hospitalization expenses during treatment of Corona, cost of medicines etc.

It is regulated by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI). In this policy, the policyholder will get Rs. 50,000 to Rs. Insurance policy up to Rs 5 lakh is available. There the tenure of this policy is 3 months, 6 months and 9 months. In this policy, you have to pay Rs 500 to Rs 6000 for the premium.

These people can take advantage of the policy

You should be between 18 to 65 years of age to buy this policy as per the rules laid down by IRDAI. On the other hand, if corona happens within 15 days of buying the policy, then the benefit of the policy will not be effective at that time.

  • These items will get insurance cover
  • ICU cost and doctor’s consultation fee.
  • Hospital bed charges.
  • Blood test, PPE kit cost.
  • Cost up to 30 days after discharge from hospital.


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