A new scheme will allow domestic workers vaccinated in Indonesia or the Philippines to enter Hong Kong, though only 20 a day. Photo: Xiaomei Chen A new scheme will allow domestic workers vaccinated in Indonesia or the Philippines to enter Hong Kong, though only 20 a day. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
A new scheme will allow domestic workers vaccinated in Indonesia or the Philippines to enter Hong Kong, though only 20 a day. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Coronavirus: Hong Kong employers snap up quarantine rooms for helpers, but complaints remain over high cost and low quota

  • More than 70 per cent of available rooms taken on first day of scheme to allow fully vaccinated domestic workers to return to city
  • But agents warn some will give up entirely on the idea of hiring a helper from overseas given the cost

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A new scheme will allow domestic workers vaccinated in Indonesia or the Philippines to enter Hong Kong, though only 20 a day. Photo: Xiaomei Chen A new scheme will allow domestic workers vaccinated in Indonesia or the Philippines to enter Hong Kong, though only 20 a day. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
A new scheme will allow domestic workers vaccinated in Indonesia or the Philippines to enter Hong Kong, though only 20 a day. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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