Apple is now advising employees in the region to work from home as much as possible, as new coronapneumonia spreads rapidly in Santa Clara, according to Bloomberg. Many of Apple’s office buildings are located in Santa Clara, such as Apple Park in Cupertino.
Yesterday, the Santa Clara government asked technology companies based in Cupertino, Palo Alto, Mountain View and San Jose to consider telecommuting and look for other ways to reduce close contact.
Currently, Santa Clara has 20 confirmed cases and several suspected cases. Apple Park is located in Cupertino, which is owned by Santa Clara.
Apple said last month that the spread of the new corona virus would prevent it from meeting its revenue targets for the quarter ending In March and lead to a shortage of iPhone supplies.