An elderly man in a face mask rests on a step in Hong Kong. Photo: Edmond SoAn elderly man in a face mask rests on a step in Hong Kong. Photo: Edmond So
An elderly man in a face mask rests on a step in Hong Kong. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong third wave: with Covid-19 upending daily life, residents at greater risk of mental heath problems, charity warns

  • Social distancing is leading people to spend more time at home, increasing the chances of family conflicts, Samaritan Befrienders says
  • Organisation reveals 993 people killed themselves last year, a rise of 4 per cent over 2018

Topic |   Suicides in Hong Kong
An elderly man in a face mask rests on a step in Hong Kong. Photo: Edmond SoAn elderly man in a face mask rests on a step in Hong Kong. Photo: Edmond So
An elderly man in a face mask rests on a step in Hong Kong. Photo: Edmond So
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