SpiceJet now offers covid hospitalisation cover

NEW DELHI: SpiceJet passengers can now avail an insurance cover for COVID-19 hospitalisation by paying a minimum premium of Rs 443, the airline said on Wednesday."Passengers can opt for the insurance cover ranging between Rs 50,000 to Rs 3,00,000 at a premium for as low as Rs 443 to Rs 1,564 a year (including GST)," the airline said in a press release. "The insurance covers hospital expenses and all pre and post hospitalisation expenses for 30 and 60 days respectively. The comprehensive cover includes tests, medication and consultations upon testing positive for COVID-19," it added.The low cost carrier said it has joined hands with Go Digit General Insurance Limited through its Digit Illness Group Insurance Policy to offer this insurance cover. "This insurance has no restrictions on room or ICU rent. This implies there is no limit on ICU charges or room rent until the insured sum lasts," it said.