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Coronavirus threatens garment workers stranded in factory housing

Updated : March 31, 2020 07:53 AM IST

A three-week nationwide lockdown has left an estimated 300,000 workers in India's multi-billion dollar garment stuck in factory hostels where rooms are shared by up to a dozen people.
Temporary factory closures and layoffs have already begun to hit garment workers across Asia - from India and Bangladesh to Cambodia - with top global brands delaying or cancelling orders.
Coronavirus threatens garment workers stranded in factory housing

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