Foreign domestic workers could be in short supply if new coronavirus regulations see flights from the Philippines banned. Photo: Dickson Lee Foreign domestic workers could be in short supply if new coronavirus regulations see flights from the Philippines banned. Photo: Dickson Lee
Foreign domestic workers could be in short supply if new coronavirus regulations see flights from the Philippines banned. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong coronavirus: 5 new cases confirmed; flight ban could send pay skyward for locally hired domestic workers, agency bosses say

  • Of 16 Covid-19 cases imported from the Philippines in the past seven days, all carried the new N501Y mutation, which can now trigger a shutdown of all flights from a country
  • There is only one local case among Wednesday’s confirmed Covid-19 infections, but two imported cases from Pakistan involved the new variant

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Foreign domestic workers could be in short supply if new coronavirus regulations see flights from the Philippines banned. Photo: Dickson Lee Foreign domestic workers could be in short supply if new coronavirus regulations see flights from the Philippines banned. Photo: Dickson Lee
Foreign domestic workers could be in short supply if new coronavirus regulations see flights from the Philippines banned. Photo: Dickson Lee
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