Coronavirus toll: Workers leave iPhone facility in China to avoid COVID restrictions, stranded visitors at Shanghai Disneyland
Workers at a manufacturing facility that assembles Apple Inc.
The iPhone in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou appears to have been left to avoid COVID-19 restrictions, with many traveling on foot for several days after an unknown number of employees were quarantined at the facility following the outbreak of the virus. The Associated Press reported. Videos circulating on Chinese social media platforms showed people purported to be Foxconn workers climbing fences and carrying their belongings onto the road. Separately, visitors to Shanghai Disneyland stranded At the park on Monday, after the resort halted operations to comply with new COVID-19 restrictions amid a new outbreak of the virus. In the US, known COVID cases continue to decline and are now at their lowest level since mid-April, although the true toll is likely to be higher given the number of people generally testing at home, where data is not collected. The daily average of new cases reached 36,869 on Sunday, according to the report New York Times Tracker, down 2% from two weeks ago. The daily rate of hospital admissions increased by 3% to 27,415, while the daily death rate decreased by 6% to 352. Globally, the number of confirmed cases rose above 630.2 million on Monday, According to data compiled by Johns Hopkins, While the death toll exceeded 6.58 million with the United States topping the world with 97.5 million cases and 1,070,266 deaths.
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