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
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

Topic |   Hong Kong social distancing
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
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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