Uber Hong Kong driver numbers surge during Covid-19 crisis, as demand rises for ride-hailing firm’s trips, deliveries squib

The number of Uber food-delivery drivers operating in Hong Kong has doubled during the Covid-19 crisis, the firm has revealed, as more cash-strapped residents turn to the ride-hailing app to make money.A 40 per cent increase of Uber Hong Kong drivers who take passengers also fuelled a surge in sign-ups since the coronavirus emerged locally in January, said the US-based company, which now has 14,000 active drivers in the city.Uber drivers lose final appeal against Hong Kong convictionsThe upbeatā€¦
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