The Zhengzhou plant is the latest Apple iPhone manufacturing plant. Reports on social media began to circulate on Wednesday about employees of Foxconn’s factory located in China’s Zhengzhou were seen leaving the plant as they attempted to stop the spread of the Covid outbreak. The reports prompted Chinese officials to shut down the area around the factory. It is the home of hundreds of thousands of people , and is the largest iPhone manufacturing facility in the world. It’s not the first incident of Covid-19 in Apple supplier China. Foxconn was forced to shut down another iPhone factory in China following employees were tested positive for the illness.
1.What is the cause of the Covid outbreak at the Foxconn factory in China?
The combination of these factors could be responsible for the current outbreak of Covid at the Chinese Foxconn factory. The location of the factory is an area that has a large number of people, which makes it more challenging for disease to spread. It also has migrants who may not have access to the same health care and life conditions in China like Chinese workers. It is possible that the factory has lower security standards than some the other factories in China.
2. How many employees at Foxconn?
The latest news regarding China’s decision to block an area around the world’s largest iPhone manufacturing facility is the Chinese’s. Foxconn is the owner of the facility and employs a total of 2,000 workers. The facility is located in Zhengzhou located in the Chinese Henan Province. Because of the outbreak of coronavirus within this region and the need for a lockdown, it was decided to implement. More than 1,000 Chinese have been affected by the virus, and over 40,000 are infected. The lockdown is designed to prevent workers from out of the facility as well as restrict who can be allowed to enter. This will help to in preventing the spread of the illness.
3. What caused workers to leave the plant?
The Coronavirus virus could cause the employees of the plant to leave. A lot of areas across the country are currently under lockdown by the virus, which includes around the plant. Numerous businesses are shut down, and many are losing their jobs due to the virus. Some workers may have quit the company to find work in other places.
A Short Summary
As China slowly reopens following an extended shutdown and the Foxconn plant’s outbreak highlights the difficulties that the authorities face to face in battling the virus. Following a spike in the number of infections in two of the major Chinese cities, Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu have increased the number of tests and the tracking of contacts.