Eight hundred rooms at the Penny’s Bay quarantine centre became available on Tuesday morning. Within minutes, they were all booked. Photo: Sam Tsang Eight hundred rooms at the Penny’s Bay quarantine centre became available on Tuesday morning. Within minutes, they were all booked. Photo: Sam Tsang
Eight hundred rooms at the Penny’s Bay quarantine centre became available on Tuesday morning. Within minutes, they were all booked. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus Hong Kong: 800 quarantine rooms for domestic helpers gone within minutes of becoming available

  • The snapping up of spots at Penny’s Bay facility easily outpaces the 24 hours it took to book the 409-room Silka Tsuen Wan hotel
  • ‘If you spent even just two minutes longer to double-check passport details … you would’ve been too late to book a slot,’ employment agency figure says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Eight hundred rooms at the Penny’s Bay quarantine centre became available on Tuesday morning. Within minutes, they were all booked. Photo: Sam Tsang Eight hundred rooms at the Penny’s Bay quarantine centre became available on Tuesday morning. Within minutes, they were all booked. Photo: Sam Tsang
Eight hundred rooms at the Penny’s Bay quarantine centre became available on Tuesday morning. Within minutes, they were all booked. Photo: Sam Tsang
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