Domestic helpers queue up for tests in Quarry Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Domestic helpers queue up for tests in Quarry Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Domestic helpers queue up for tests in Quarry Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong U-turn on Covid-19 jabs for domestic helpers: diplomatic row averted, but questions linger over insensitivity, needless haste

  • Rushed decision on mandatory testing, vaccination of helpers was ‘made without consultation’
  • Flip-flop episode shows government needs to think through new moves thoroughly, observers say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Domestic helpers queue up for tests in Quarry Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Domestic helpers queue up for tests in Quarry Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Domestic helpers queue up for tests in Quarry Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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