- 1 the reporting of news and sports in newspapers and on the radio and television media/newspaper/press coverage tonight's live coverage of the hockey game There was blanket coverage (= reports everywhere) of the actor's divorce.
- 2the range or quality of information that is included in a book or course of study, on television, etc. magazines with extensive coverage of diet and health topics The book gives good, general coverage of the subject.
- 3the amount of something that something provides; the amount or way that something covers an area Immunization coverage against fatal diseases has increased to 99% in some countries.
- 4 protection that an insurance company provides by promising to pay you money if a particular event happens insurance coverage Medicaid health coverage for low-income families