Residents queue up a Covid-19 community testing centre in Sha Tin. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Residents queue up a Covid-19 community testing centre in Sha Tin. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Residents queue up a Covid-19 community testing centre in Sha Tin. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Coronavirus Hong Kong

Coronavirus: HK$5,000 subsidy for those who contract Covid-19 in Hong Kong will only cover workers not entitled to paid sick leave

  • Labour chief Law Chi-kwong says the handout will only cover residents who face substantial deductions to their income, such as taxi drivers and the self-employed
  • There will be no means test, and those eligible for the subsidy can apply through social workers at public hospitals

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
Residents queue up a Covid-19 community testing centre in Sha Tin. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Residents queue up a Covid-19 community testing centre in Sha Tin. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Residents queue up a Covid-19 community testing centre in Sha Tin. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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