Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province and the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, has been in lockdown since January. Illustration: Brian Wang
Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province and the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, has been in lockdown since January. Illustration: Brian Wang

Coronavirus: Hubei’s migrant workers ‘living in fear’ as debts mount under lockdown

  • Sweeping coronavirus containment measures, including transport restrictions, have trapped nearly 60 million people in Hubei province
  • Among them are scores of rural migrant workers who are struggling to pay debts because they have been unable to return to their jobs

Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province and the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, has been in lockdown since January. Illustration: Brian Wang
Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province and the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, has been in lockdown since January. Illustration: Brian Wang
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