Apple announced on today, that after COVID 19 cases have spiked in some states across the country, is re-closing 11 store.
Specifically Apple is closing two stores in Florida, two stores in North Carolina, one store in South Carolina, and six stores in Arizona.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University. in June, the aforementioned states are all seeing upward trends in new cases of COVID-19.
Apple said in a statement to Business Insider:
“Due to current COVID-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas. We take this step with an abundance of caution as we closely monitor the situation and we look forward to having our teams and customers back as soon as possible.”
One month ago, when it began reopening US stores, Apple said that its decisions could change depending on the situation.
Information taken by: – Bloomberg – CNN – Business Insider –
By Alex Ammohostianos