Over the previous couple of days, a number of states in India have issued lockdown orders to curb the unfold of coronavirus. The watershed impact of this determination is that smartphone producers current on the earth’s second-largest smartphone market have shut down their manufacturing actions.

Yesterday, Samsung, Vivo, Oppo, and LG mentioned they’re closing their factories for varied intervals. Samsung mentioned it’s placing manufacturing on maintain in its Noida manufacturing unit, which is the world’s biggest mobile manufacturing facility, till March 25.

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In response to a report by the Economic Times, Chinese language cellphone makers Oppo and Vivo are also closing down their facilities till March 25. We’ve requested for extra particulars from these corporations, and we’ll replace the story if we hear again from them.

Credit score: Samsung India