There are 400,000 domestic workers in Hong Kong, most of whom hail from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Bloomberg
There are 400,000 domestic workers in Hong Kong, most of whom hail from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Bloomberg

‘It’s chaos’: Hong Kong’s domestic workers call for help amid coronavirus outbreak

  • Many are growing anxious as they are unable to get masks and hand sanitiser, while some are being fired as their employers leave the city as the crisis grows
  • Rights groups are calling for donations, as the Philippine and Indonesian consulates are expected to distribute thousands of masks to migrant workers

There are 400,000 domestic workers in Hong Kong, most of whom hail from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Bloomberg
There are 400,000 domestic workers in Hong Kong, most of whom hail from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Bloomberg
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