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Coronavirus Hong Kong: 200 extra quarantine slots ‘nowhere near enough’ to ease city shortage of domestic helpers

Hong Kong will release another 200 rooms at an official quarantine centre for inbound foreign domestic helpers, but employment agencies have slammed the move as woefully inadequate for easing the city’s shortage of the workers.The new slots at the Penny’s Bay facility – available to book from Monday – still leave Hong Kong several months away from clearing the backlog of domestic workers waiting to enter the city, according to an employers’ union.All 800 rooms at the government-run centre on…

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