Hong Kong has 370,000 domestic helpers, but many are stranded overseas and unable to return to the city. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Hong Kong has 370,000 domestic helpers, but many are stranded overseas and unable to return to the city. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hong Kong has 370,000 domestic helpers, but many are stranded overseas and unable to return to the city. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Coronavirus: Hong Kong could start recognising vaccination certificates for foreign domestic helpers this month amid labour shortages

  • Domestic workers vaccinated in Philippines, Indonesia unable to enter Hong Kong because their inoculation certificates are not valid here
  • Government source says progress in overcoming concerns relating to authorisation, language barriers is being made to relieve acute helper shortages in city

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong has 370,000 domestic helpers, but many are stranded overseas and unable to return to the city. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Hong Kong has 370,000 domestic helpers, but many are stranded overseas and unable to return to the city. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hong Kong has 370,000 domestic helpers, but many are stranded overseas and unable to return to the city. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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