“The health and well-being of every person who helps make these products possible is our paramount priority, and we are working in close consultation with our suppliers and public health experts as this ramp continues,” the note said. “These iPhone supply shortages will temporarily affect revenues worldwide.”
Also affected are sales within China, and every Apple Store in the country is currently closed. While online sales have remained open, they will surely also have taken a hit given the crisis. Apple said that sales outside of China were “in line with our expectations.”
Apple said it had more than doubled its previously announced donation to support the coronavirus crisis, though the figure was not announced when Tim Cook tweeted of it originally.