SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 6 August 2020 – Local insurer Etiqa
announced its support for healthcare personnel in Singapore amid Phase Two of
the city state’s reopening. All staff working in the local healthcare sector
are eligible for a complimentary 3-month Special
COVID-19 Benefit of up to S$52,000 in case of diagnosis of COVID-19 and
Personal Accident cover.
With more activities resumed in Phase Two,
Singapore faces the risk of a second COVID-19 wave. This support initiative is
launched timely to acknowledge the continued efforts of healthcare personnel,
and reaffirms Etiqa’s commitment to stand united in the nation’s fight against
“Healthcare staff and support workers face a
higher risk as they stay at the forefront to help others at the height of the
coronavirus pandemic. With this Special
COVID-19 Benefit with Personal Accident cover, we hope to reduce any
anxiety or mental stress that our healthcare personnel or their families may
feel as our nation continues in our fight against the coronavirus,” said Yip
Kim Chee, interim CEO of Etiqa Insurance Singapore.
Mr Yip added, “This is Etiqa’s way of showing
gratitude and support to our healthcare personnel in a tangible way.”
Besides the Financial Assistance Benefit, the
complimentary Personal Accident cover offers S$50,000 in case of accidental
death and permanent disability, and a cash payout of S$100 per day of
hospitalisation, up to 10 days in Singapore.
healthcare personnel can easily apply for the Special COVID-19 Benefit with Personal Accident cover at Etiqa’s
website or via the Lions of Healthcare initiative. For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/3ftmx2R
Protected up to specified limits by SDIC.
About Etiqa Insurance Pte. Ltd. (Etiqa Singapore)
Insurance Company with Asian and International Expertise
Protecting customers since 1961, Etiqa is a licensed
life and general insurance company registered in the Republic of Singapore. We
are regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and governed by the
With a comprehensive suite
of protection, savings, retirement and legacy planning solutions, we are committed to helping our customers plan for a better
future. Rated ‘A’ by Fitch in April 2020 for our financial strength and stable
outlook, we humanise insurance by placing people over policies.
joint venture company that combines local market knowledge with international
insurance expertise. The company is 69% owned by Maybank, the fourth largest
banking group in Southeast Asia, and 31% by Ageas, an international insurance
group with footprints across 16 countries and a heritage that spans over 190