Banks will insure employees of the All-Russian Population Census against COVID-19

VTB and Sberbank will insure free of charge against coronavirus and accidents of people carrying out the All-Russian Population Census from October 15 to November 14, the press services of credit organizations told Vedomosti.

“VTB will automatically issue insurance for all census takers who are or become clients of the bank. Customers of other banks can open an unnamed Visa debit card with VTB for free and, in addition to insurance, receive 1,000 rubles when making the first transaction on it for any amount, ”the bank said.

The program will operate during the month that the census lasts. The insurance covers accidents and diseases that led to serious harm to health, as well as cases of infection with coronavirus. The amount of insurance coverage will be 200,000 rubles. In addition, in case of inpatient treatment, additional funds will be paid for each day of hospital stay.

Sberbank’s subsidiary SberStrakhovanie will insure census takers against COVID-19 and accidents. The coverage will amount to 14,000 rubles. for those who are found to have a coronavirus. If hospitalization is required, the enumerator will be compensated for each day of inpatient treatment. In case of an accident, the scribe will receive 50,000 rubles.

Yesterday, First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Andrei Belousov instructed to ensure the maximum safety of all participants and personnel of the population census. He clarified that census takers will be regularly tested for COVID-19, and employees will receive insurance policies from Sberbank and VTB.

The all-Russian population census is taking place this year from October 15 to November 14 in most of Russia, and in remote and hard-to-reach areas, the census will last until December 20. At the same time, it can be passed on the State Services portal from October 15 to November 8.



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