Hongkongers head to work in Central on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam Hongkongers head to work in Central on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam
Hongkongers head to work in Central on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s jobless rate rises to 5.2 per cent, highest in more than a decade, as pandemic hammers economy

  • Consumer and tourism-related companies especially hard hit, with their unemployment level rising to 9 per cent
  • Grim figures come as labour minister says he expects most firms to apply for wage subsidy scheme

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hongkongers head to work in Central on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam Hongkongers head to work in Central on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam
Hongkongers head to work in Central on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam
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