Our frontline workers have been critical in the effort of protecting the health of individuals amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This demanding work of doctors, nurses, lab technicians and all frontline workers have been conducted diligently and with great care while bearing unprecedented risk.
As such, the "COVID-19 Frontline Allowance" was introduced to incentivise frontline workers exposed to different levels of risk associated with the COVID-19 health protection efforts. These frontline workers have been grouped into 3 risk categories, which determine the value of allowance paid out.
The 3 risk categories are as follows: