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06 Apr 2020

Digi offers free Covid-19 insurance coverage to first 200,000 customers

SUBANG JAYA, 6 April 2020 – As more Malaysians continue to combat Covid-19, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) is offering a free Covid Cover insurance plan to the first 200,000 customers. This comes as part of the Company’s efforts to connect customers to what matters most, keeping customers protected with an affordable and simple to subscribe digital insurance plan.

The Covid Cover offers a comprehensive short-term coverage to customers who may require hospitalisation and treatment during this Covid-19 crisis. Customers can now safeguard themselves with a simple click of a button on MyDigi.Underwritten by Gibraltar BSN, Covid Cover is a fully digital-enabled insurance plan opened to Malaysians between 18 to 60 years old. Interested customers can easily sign up for the coverage without undergoing any form of medical examinations.

First 200,000 Digi customers to be covered for free

The free Covid Cover plan provides customers with a 30-day coverage from the day it is approved. The coverage includes a Hospital Cash benefit of RM60 a day for hospitalisation due to Covid-19 and a Death benefit of RM20,000. This offer is opened until 30 April 2020 or until all the 200,000 free plans have been fully redeemed.

As an example, if a customer subscribed to the Covid Cover on 30 April 2020, they will be covered until 30 May 2020. After which, the customer will be informed via SMS or email that the insurance will soon lapse and be asked to re-subscribe to the plan at an affordable fee via MyDigi, if he or she is interested to continue.

Beyond the first 200,000, you can still get covered for as low as RM5 per month

Customers who may have missed the free offer can still subscribe to any of the affordable coverage packages, starting from as low as RM5 and up to RM20 for 30 days. All the plans offer full coverage including Hospital Cash benefits, Death and Total Permanent Disability (TPD) benefits including additional benefits in the event a patient suffers from Dengue or Zika.

The monthly premiums can be paid via their phone bill for postpaid customers or deducted from their prepaid credit for prepaid customers.

Non-Digi customers can also benefit from the Covid Cover

The Covid Cover insurance plan is also offered to non-Digi users via Payments are enabled through debit and credit card.

Monthly PremiumRM5RM10RM20
Death Benefit10,00020,00040,000
Total Permanent Disability (TPD)10,00020,00040,000
Additional Accidental Death Benefit10,00020,00040,000
Additional Accidental TPD Benefit10,00020,00040,000
Additional Death Benefit for Death due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Severe Dengue or Zika Virus Infection10,00020,00040,000
Hospital Cash Benefit for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Dengue Fever or Zika Virus Infection130/day60/day120/day

1Subject to a combined lifetime limit of 10 (ten) days

For more information on the Covid Cover insurance plans, visit