In response to demonstrations at the iPhone manufacturing, China imposes a Covid lockdown in Zhengzhou.

Demonstrations erupted at Foxconn's flagship iPhone plant in Zhengzhou city . Demonstrations came after workers were angry with delayed bonus payments .

Beijing, November 24: The city of Zhengzhou, which houses a flagship iPhone factory, has put a COVID-19 shutdown on residents in the downtown area until next Tuesday, according to Reuters, citing videos shared on social media.The demonstrations came after a series of protests erupted at Foxconns flagship iPhone plant in Zhengzhou city, where men and women were seen in the video marching with others confronted by people in Hazmat suits On Livestream streams, the workers were angry with delayed bonus payments, as the demonstrators said.Reuters could not immediately verify the videos.This demonstration represents a dangerous escalation of dissatisfaction with the country's strict COVID legislation, as well as the worlds biggest contract manufacturer's inept handling of the situation.

Reuters reported that some workers were compelled to share dormitories with colleagues who had tested positive for COVID-19, and that Foxconn said in a statement that it had fulfilled its compensation agreements and that reports of infected employees on campus with new recruits were untrue.The company said that it would continue to work with staff and the government to prevent similar incidents from happening again.Migrant workers have fled back to their hometowns from China's largest iPhone factory in Zhengzhou, the country's capital.

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