The Strategist

China quarantines area around Foxconn plant

11/02/2022 - 13:42

According to the economic zone's account on the social networking site WeChat, a quarantine has been announced in the economic zone of the airport in Zhengzhou, China, where Foxconn's technology park, the largest plant in the world for the production of the iPhone, is located. The quarantine will last until November 9.

Steve Jurvetson
Steve Jurvetson
The quarantine restrictions will be in place on November 2 in order to protect people's lives and health. These limitations will last for 7 days.

During this time, all businesses and institutions within the zone will shut down, and transportation will not be allowed unless absolutely necessary. Every employee will operate from home. All local inhabitants will be obliged to submit to PCR testing every day for a week.

Since the middle of October, Foxconn Technopark in Zhengzhou has restricted staff access to the industrial grounds and enhanced security measures to combat COVID-19.