(IANS) Apple has quickly closed all 53 shops in California within the US and over a dozen in London owing to a surge in Covid-19 instances.
The US stays the nation hit the worst by the pandemic, with the world’s highest caseload and demise toll, accounting for greater than 18 per cent of the worldwide deaths.
The states of California, Florida and New Jersey all confirmed greater than 18,000 deaths on Thursday, experiences Johns Hopkins College.
In keeping with a report in 9to5Mac, Apple has quickly closed each single retail retailer in California, many extra throughout the US, each shops in Mexico, each shops in Brazil, and is about to shut 16 extra shops throughout the UK.
“As a result of present Covid-19 circumstances in a few of the communities we serve, we’re quickly closing shops in these areas,” the corporate stated in a press release.
The state of California has activated its emergency alert system within the San Francisco Bay Space for the primary time because the pandemic started.
Apple closed all its retail shops outdoors Higher China in March as Covid-19 pandemic unfold. The stores had been slowly opened because the pandemic eased in varied international locations.