More than 80,000 jobs in the restaurant sector are at stake amid business losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
More than 80,000 jobs in the restaurant sector are at stake amid business losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Coronavirus: more than half of Hong Kong’s small and independent restaurants face closure amid social-distancing rules, survey finds

  • Poll conducted by online food delivery platform Deliveroo finds more than 50 per cent of 2,000 restaurants are facing the prospect of immediate closure
  • More than 5,000 restaurants might be forced to shut down for good, putting at risk over 80,000 jobs, warns platform’s general manager Brian Lo

More than 80,000 jobs in the restaurant sector are at stake amid business losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
More than 80,000 jobs in the restaurant sector are at stake amid business losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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