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Apple supplier Foxconn suspends production at two China factories


© Reuters. FILEPHOTO: At the IEEE Global Communications Conference, Taipei, a poster bearing Foxconn’s logo can be seen. Taiwan, December 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ann Wang

(Reuters] – Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:),’s main supplier Foxconn Technology Group halted operations from two of its factories, in eastern China’s Kunshan. It was reporting that new COVID-19 cases had been reported at the factory.

All operations have been stopped at the plants since Wednesday, and employees are now restricted to dorm rooms inside.

Two of the four factories that operate in Kunshan by Taiwanese company Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd are the Foxconn plants at Dianfa in the north part of Kunshan.

Reuters reached out to Foxconn and Apple for comments but they did not respond immediately.