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Apple supplier Foxconn's key China plant hit by COVID measures

Industry sources say iPhone output affected as workers can't enter production lines

Taiwan's Foxconn operates massive production bases in China where it makes Apple iPhones.    © Reuters

TAIPEI/HONG KONG -- Key Apple supplier Foxconn is grappling with disruption at its most important iPhone plant in China after authorities imposed curbs to fight a COVID outbreak and signs emerged that workers were attempting to flee the site.

Several COVID infections were reported over the weekend in Zhengzhou, Henan province, where Foxconn operates the world's largest iPhone production facility.

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