Coronavirus: Hong Kong health minister brushes off criticism of ‘discriminatory’ new rules for domestic workers; city facing 8 new cases

Published May 01 2021 at 5:05 AM GMT
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  • Hong Kong’s health minister has brushed off criticisms that new regulations specifically targeting foreign domestic workers are discriminatory, insisting the rules mandating blanket Covid-19 testing and vaccinations for certain members of the group were merely a “risk-based decision”.Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee’s defence of the regulations on Saturday came as the city was expecting to record eight new coronavirus cases, all of them imported, according to a medical source….




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  • Published May 1, 2021 5:05 AM GMT