A woman in a mask walks past a row of closed shops on Ashley Road in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam A woman in a mask walks past a row of closed shops on Ashley Road in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam
A woman in a mask walks past a row of closed shops on Ashley Road in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong fourth wave: jobless rate hits new 16-year high of 6.6 per cent with city deep in coronavirus fight

  • Number of Hongkongers out of work nears 250,000, as quarterly unemployment rate rises by 0.3 percentage points
  • Labour minister observes marked increases in unemployment across retail, hotel and food sectors, which have borne the brunt of city’s fourth wave

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman in a mask walks past a row of closed shops on Ashley Road in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam A woman in a mask walks past a row of closed shops on Ashley Road in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam
A woman in a mask walks past a row of closed shops on Ashley Road in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam
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