Hong kong leading life insurer. Well link life has announced covid-19 protection policy for all taxi drivers registered with a cash benefit of upto HK$12,000 equivalent of $1,548 USD in the event they are receiving treatment for covid-19.
The whole idea of the gesture from well link life,is to ease the financial burden of taxi drivers so they can focus on recuperation in the event of contracting the virus and not worry about their livelihoods.
Taxi drivers are believed to be at greater risk of contracting the virus because they come in contact with numerous people every day. They put themselves at risk by providing people with an essential service.
The free policy cover which kicks-off on the 7th of December will last till 31st march 2021 for successful applicants.