China's Covid-19 restrictions hit iPhone output, shut Shanghai Disney

iPhone production at the plant could drop as much as 30 per cent in November

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China’s Covid-19 curbs forced the closure of Disney's Shanghai resort on Monday, while production of Apple iPhones at a major contract manufacturing facility could drop by 30 per cent next month due to coronavirus restrictions, a source told Reuters.

In Zhengzhou, a Foxconn plant that makes iPhones and employs about 200,000 people has been rocked by discontent over stringent measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, with numerous staff fleeing the facility, prompting nearby cities to draw up plans to isolate migrant workers returning to their home towns.

“There were so many people on the road, as if we were escaping from

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First Published: Oct 31 2022 | 11:40 PM IST

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