Zurich removes Covid-19 underwriting rules

Return to standard terms

John Brazier
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Credit: Roksana Helscher
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Credit: Roksana Helscher

Zurich has announced it is rolling back the restrictions introduced to its underwriting as a result of the Covid pandemic.

The insurer stated it is "relaxing" the "small number" of restrictions it put in place in March last year in response to the pandemic. Zurich said that these restrictions affected less than 1% of applicants suffering with chronic health conditions. As a result, Zurich is now offering standard terms for life and critical illness cover for customers who have tested positive or had symptoms of Covid-19 as soon as they have returned to their normal activities, while standard terms are available...

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