A Food and Environmental Hygiene Department contractor takes part in a cleaning and disinfection of Pei Ho Street Market in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district last month. Photo: Anthony Wallace/AFP A Food and Environmental Hygiene Department contractor takes part in a cleaning and disinfection of Pei Ho Street Market in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district last month. Photo: Anthony Wallace/AFP
A Food and Environmental Hygiene Department contractor takes part in a cleaning and disinfection of Pei Ho Street Market in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district last month. Photo: Anthony Wallace/AFP

Coronavirus: Hong Kong financial secretary warns against depleting city’s coffers amid pandemic, as market vendors call for aid

  • Chan urged caution, warning the fight against the virus could drag on longer than expected
  • The comments came as wet market vendors raised concerns they had been left out of previous rounds of subsidies

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Food and Environmental Hygiene Department contractor takes part in a cleaning and disinfection of Pei Ho Street Market in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district last month. Photo: Anthony Wallace/AFP A Food and Environmental Hygiene Department contractor takes part in a cleaning and disinfection of Pei Ho Street Market in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district last month. Photo: Anthony Wallace/AFP
A Food and Environmental Hygiene Department contractor takes part in a cleaning and disinfection of Pei Ho Street Market in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district last month. Photo: Anthony Wallace/AFP
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