Domestic helpers who are between jobs gather at the boarding house run by Technic Employment Service Centre in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang Domestic helpers who are between jobs gather at the boarding house run by Technic Employment Service Centre in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang
Domestic helpers who are between jobs gather at the boarding house run by Technic Employment Service Centre in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang

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Are Hong Kong’s boarding houses hotbeds for Covid-19, and what is being done to prevent outbreak among city’s domestic workers?

  • While looking for jobs, helpers stay in agency accommodation, with up to 20 sharing a 400 sq ft space
  • With two workers testing positive for the coronavirus, officials are working to test 45 others

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Domestic helpers who are between jobs gather at the boarding house run by Technic Employment Service Centre in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang Domestic helpers who are between jobs gather at the boarding house run by Technic Employment Service Centre in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang
Domestic helpers who are between jobs gather at the boarding house run by Technic Employment Service Centre in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang
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