Foreign domestic helpers queue up to transfer money at World Wide House in Central earlier this month. Photo: Dickson LeeForeign domestic helpers queue up to transfer money at World Wide House in Central earlier this month. Photo: Dickson Lee
Foreign domestic helpers queue up to transfer money at World Wide House in Central earlier this month. Photo: Dickson Lee

Coronavirus: crowded dorms putting domestic helpers at risk of infection, advocates say, as second worker confirmed positive

  • Domestic helpers often have no choice but to stay in packed facilities when between jobs and while awaiting visas
  • But the conditions create the possibility of outbreaks, workers’ rights groups say, as a second woman who stayed in one such dorm was confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Foreign domestic helpers queue up to transfer money at World Wide House in Central earlier this month. Photo: Dickson LeeForeign domestic helpers queue up to transfer money at World Wide House in Central earlier this month. Photo: Dickson Lee
Foreign domestic helpers queue up to transfer money at World Wide House in Central earlier this month. Photo: Dickson Lee
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