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Those who test positive likely to struggle to get life and mortgage protection cover

  

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Concerns: Michael Dowling fears some people will be unable to take out life cover

Concerns: Michael Dowling fears some people will be unable to take out life cover

Concerns: Michael Dowling fears some people will be unable to take out life cover

People who test positive for Covid-19 may struggle to get life insurance, mortgage protection and serious illness cover.

Insurers say they will postpone covering someone who has tested positive for the virus until they have fully recovered.

And they added that they would not cover people who had recently returned from an affected area or if they had contracted the illness, until full recovery was made. The issue relates to new policies.