søndag 15. mars 2020

Apple closes all stores around world outside China due to Covid-19

Apple is to close all its shops outside China for the next two weeks to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The company, which has hundreds of outlets worldwide including dozens in the UK, said it was shutting in an effort to minimise the transmission of the disease.

The firm’s chief executive, Tim Cook, said: “We must do all we can to prevent the spread of Covid-19.” Apple stores in China, where coronavirus originated, reopened on Saturday and will be exempt from the shutdown as new cases in the country are slowing. Apple has already shifted its appearance at the Worldwide Developer Conference in California in June to an online format instead of several days of public gatherings.

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