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IPhone City Staff in China to Undergo Mandatory Virus Tests

  • Tens of thousands of Foxconn workers will be affected
  • The mass-testing poses a risk to iPhone supply from China
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Tens of thousands of staff at China’s main iPhone manufacturing base will have to go undergo mandatory Covid-testing on Thursday, a potential risk to global supply of Apple Inc.’s signature device.

Local authorities in Zhengzhou, where Foxconn Technology Group operates its main iPhone-making complex, ordered compulsory testing for areas that include the plant and adjacent parts of the city.