Hong Kong has so far recorded one case of a medical employee who might have been infected during work, but the actual transmission route has not been confirmed yet. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Coronavirus: enough data not available to enlist Covid-19 as an occupational disease, Hong Kong labour minister says, as unionists accuse government of failing to protect workers

  • Law Chi-kwong says most coronavirus cases in Hong Kong resulted from community infections rather than work
  • But trade unionists say workers in various sectors are at high risk and can only be protected if Covid-19 is listed as an occupational disease
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Hong Kong has so far recorded one case of a medical employee who might have been infected during work, but the actual transmission route has not been confirmed yet. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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