Foreign domestic helpers gather on Chater Road in Central earlier this month. Photo: Dickson Lee Foreign domestic helpers gather on Chater Road in Central earlier this month. Photo: Dickson Lee
Foreign domestic helpers gather on Chater Road in Central earlier this month. Photo: Dickson Lee

‘Masks, Covid-19 tests can’t fix crammed living woes at Hong Kong domestic worker dorms’

  • Advocates call to fix overcrowding even as authorities race to contain an outbreak cluster linked to the boarding facilities
  • Those familiar with the issue blame heightened demand for domestic worker lodging on lockdowns in workers’ home countries and government delays in processing paperwork

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Foreign domestic helpers gather on Chater Road in Central earlier this month. Photo: Dickson Lee Foreign domestic helpers gather on Chater Road in Central earlier this month. Photo: Dickson Lee
Foreign domestic helpers gather on Chater Road in Central earlier this month. Photo: Dickson Lee
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