Deserted streets and shuttered stores in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui shopping district in April, as the coronavirus keeps tourists and shoppers away. The retail and tourism sector have been particularly hard hit by shop closures and jobs losses. Photo: Felix WongDeserted streets and shuttered stores in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui shopping district in April, as the coronavirus keeps tourists and shoppers away. The retail and tourism sector have been particularly hard hit by shop closures and jobs losses. Photo: Felix Wong
Deserted streets and shuttered stores in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui shopping district in April, as the coronavirus keeps tourists and shoppers away. The retail and tourism sector have been particularly hard hit by shop closures and jobs losses. Photo: Felix Wong

Letters | Coronavirus pandemic is taking its toll on minds, along with jobs and sense of security

  • Covid-19 has caused fear and panic, not only over possible infection, but also essential supplies and protective gear, and over job losses as economies stall. The risks of anxiety and depression, and even suicide, are all too real

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Deserted streets and shuttered stores in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui shopping district in April, as the coronavirus keeps tourists and shoppers away. The retail and tourism sector have been particularly hard hit by shop closures and jobs losses. Photo: Felix WongDeserted streets and shuttered stores in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui shopping district in April, as the coronavirus keeps tourists and shoppers away. The retail and tourism sector have been particularly hard hit by shop closures and jobs losses. Photo: Felix Wong
Deserted streets and shuttered stores in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui shopping district in April, as the coronavirus keeps tourists and shoppers away. The retail and tourism sector have been particularly hard hit by shop closures and jobs losses. Photo: Felix Wong
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