A third wave of the coronavirus broke out in June. Photo: Sun YeungA third wave of the coronavirus broke out in June. Photo: Sun Yeung
A third wave of the coronavirus broke out in June. Photo: Sun Yeung

Coronavirus: Hong Kong unemployment rate rises to 6.2 per cent, highest in more than 15 years

  • Jobless rate has climbed for nine straight months as coronavirus pandemic drags the economy deeper into recession following last year’s social unrest
  • Labour chief Law Chi-kwong warns job situation continued to deteriorate in second quarter and recovery will depend on handling of global health crisis

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
A third wave of the coronavirus broke out in June. Photo: Sun YeungA third wave of the coronavirus broke out in June. Photo: Sun Yeung
A third wave of the coronavirus broke out in June. Photo: Sun Yeung
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