The Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India (IRDAI) issued a circular on March 04, 2020, stating that all the health insurance providers in India need to come up with medical insurance policies to cover treatment and hospitalization costs for Coronavirus Infection COVID-19 that is impacting thousands of people around the globe.
IRDAI laid down the following norms for insurers handling coronavirus related health insurance claims:
Currently, more than six lakh people are being screened for coronavirus at nearly 21 airports in different countries. Screenings are also being conducted for the entrants at India's open borders with Bhutan, Nepal, and Myanmar.
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