25 May 2020

The comprehensive guide to Long Covid cover

Defined as symptoms of Covid-19 that persist for over four weeks, Long Covid takes an undeniable mental and physical toll on sufferers.1

Symptoms include insomnia, fatigue, nausea and chest pains,2 and it’s perhaps no surprise that the illness causes work performance to suffer. For SMEs with limited manpower, Long Covid can have a debilitating impact on the workforce.

The emergence of the condition left insurers scrambling to amend service provisions and policy guidelines to meet the needs of their SME customers, and we now stand at a point where the key providers have either devised specific pathways to treat Long Covid or have tailored existing provisions to suit it.

For your ease, we’ve compiled a list of the Long Covid cover available from ten key insurers, including group risk providers.