Few of Hong Kong’s homeless own smartphones, according to the Society for Community Organisation. Photo: Felix Wong
Few of Hong Kong’s homeless own smartphones, according to the Society for Community Organisation. Photo: Felix Wong

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s new ‘Leave Home Safe’ mandate could leave homeless, others lacking smartphones without access to key services, NGO warns

  • Access to government facilities many rely on for everything from showers to processing aid documents will require use of the contact-tracing app from November 1
  • City confirms two new imported Covid-19 infections, involving arrivals from the Philippines and Maldives

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Few of Hong Kong’s homeless own smartphones, according to the Society for Community Organisation. Photo: Felix Wong
Few of Hong Kong’s homeless own smartphones, according to the Society for Community Organisation. Photo: Felix Wong
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