Covid-19 adds to woes of Hong Kong’s ethnic minority residents facing discrimination, language barrier, difficulty finding jobs

Hongkonger and Nepali Dilip Rai, 42, stops to catch his breath as he climbs the stairs to his fourth-floor flat in an old tenement building in Jordan.The security guard lives with his wife, also 42, and their nine-year-old son in one bedroom of the flat, while his cousin, 42, and her husband, 52, share the other room.The entire household of five fell ill with Covid-19 when Yau Tsim Mong district recorded more than 160 cases between January 1 and 20.The surging infections prompted the government…