Apple has informed customers that there will be delays on iPhone 14 shipments due to COVID-19 restrictions at a manufacturing factory in China.
Foxconn’s iPhone plant in Zhengzhou, China, which is the manufacturing partner of Apple
is operating under restrictions, and also temporarily impacting the primary iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max assembly facility.
There were reports, recently that workers at the iPhone assembly factory in China ran away from the premises after a spurt of COVID-19 cases forced a complete lock down at the factory.
Foxconn, which is a supplier to U.S.-based Apple, has not provided an official count of how many are infected by COVID-19 as they have many workers at its Zhengzhou complex.
Also, Apple stated that they are working closely with the supplier to return to normal production levels while ensuring the health and safety of every worker.