Hong Kong has experienced a shortage of domestic helpers since the imposition of now-lifted flight bans on the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong has experienced a shortage of domestic helpers since the imposition of now-lifted flight bans on the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Felix Wong

Coronavirus: 200 extra quarantine rooms for Hong Kong domestic helpers booked in minutes, infuriating employers who missed out

  • Additional slots for government-run Penny’s Bay quarantine centre snapped up almost immediately, leaving thousands of helpers still waiting to enter Hong Kong
  • Infectious diseases expert says health code app for Hongkongers travelling to mainland China is necessary element for securing border reopening

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong has experienced a shortage of domestic helpers since the imposition of now-lifted flight bans on the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong has experienced a shortage of domestic helpers since the imposition of now-lifted flight bans on the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Felix Wong
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