Apple to Shut Some US Stores Again thanks to Rising COVID-19 Cases

HowevAer, cases within the US are steadily rising,

Apple’s retail chief said that the corporate would check out data on an area basis which re-closings were an opportunity supported that data.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Apple in May had said re-closings were an opportunity supported data
  • Novel coronavirus cases still arise within the US
  • At least 1 lakh people have lost lives thanks to the pandemic within the US

Apple said on Friday it’s temporarily shutting some stores again in Florida, Arizona, South Carolina, and North Carolina within us, as novel coronavirus cases still rise within the country. Shares of the corporate, which said the closure would affect 11 stores in these states, were down 0.5 percent. Apple had planned to reopen about 100 US stores, mostly with curbside pickup but some with walk-in service, in late May as lockdown restrictions began to ease.

However, cases within the US are steadily rising, with over 20 lakh people infected and a minimum of 1,18,396 people dead.

In a letter to Apple customers in May, Deirdre O’Brien, Apple’s retail chief, had said the corporate would check out data on an area basis which re-closings were an opportunity supported that data.

“These aren’t decisions we rush into — and a store opening in no way means we cannot take the preventative step of closing it again should local conditions warrant,” O’Brien had said.

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