A man wheels his bicycle across a street in Jordan, where most shops are closed after a cluster of Covid-19 cases were discovered in the surrounding areas, on January 19. Photo: Nora Tam A man wheels his bicycle across a street in Jordan, where most shops are closed after a cluster of Covid-19 cases were discovered in the surrounding areas, on January 19. Photo: Nora Tam
A man wheels his bicycle across a street in Jordan, where most shops are closed after a cluster of Covid-19 cases were discovered in the surrounding areas, on January 19. Photo: Nora Tam

Letters | As Hong Kong fights the coronavirus, racial stereotypes add insult to injury

  • Comments from the head of the government’s Health Promotion Branch depict all members of Hong Kong’s diverse ethnic minority community as Covid-19 super-spreaders who indulge in high-risk behaviour
  • Such remarks are counterproductive to an inclusive Hong Kong and help to further spread racial discrimination

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A man wheels his bicycle across a street in Jordan, where most shops are closed after a cluster of Covid-19 cases were discovered in the surrounding areas, on January 19. Photo: Nora Tam A man wheels his bicycle across a street in Jordan, where most shops are closed after a cluster of Covid-19 cases were discovered in the surrounding areas, on January 19. Photo: Nora Tam
A man wheels his bicycle across a street in Jordan, where most shops are closed after a cluster of Covid-19 cases were discovered in the surrounding areas, on January 19. Photo: Nora Tam
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