Cleaners wear masks at a Tuen Mun housing estate in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam TsangCleaners wear masks at a Tuen Mun housing estate in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
Cleaners wear masks at a Tuen Mun housing estate in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: give street cleaners surgical masks or risk them walking off the job, Hong Kong warned

  • Sanitation companies contracted by the government say they could run out of supplies in two weeks
  • Critics say officials are passing the buck, and have a responsibility to protect people keeping the city streets clean

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Cleaners wear masks at a Tuen Mun housing estate in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam TsangCleaners wear masks at a Tuen Mun housing estate in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
Cleaners wear masks at a Tuen Mun housing estate in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
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