Apple to re-close more stores in US

Apple to re-close more stores in US

Apple to re-close more stores in US

But the firm has now confirmed that in the United States, stores in Alabama, California, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada and Oklahoma will close Thursday. Now Apple Stores will be joining many others in closing.

With the coronavirus pandemic still on the rise, Apple said Wednesday that it would re-close 30 stores, including 15 in its home state of California. On Wednesday, the iPhone maker said it might reclose yet another 30 locations across seven states, bringing the total number of closed stores to 77, or more than 25 percent of its USA operation.

The move is being made out of "an abundance of caution" in response to "current COVID-19 conditions" in certain communities, an Apple spokesperson said, according to CNBC.

Apple is announcing that it would reclosing 30 additional stores in 7 states. Earlier this year, Apple reopened more than 200 of its USA stores.

At least 16 stores across the affected areas will be closed to new customers starting July 1. Apple has 271 retail stores in the country.

The Apple Stores that closed today include St. Johns Town Center, University Town Center in Florida; Renaissance at Colony Park in Mississippi; Barton Creek, Domain Northside, La Cantera, North Star, Knox Street, Northpark Center, Galleria Dallas, Ciello Vista Mall, Southlake Town Square, University Park Village in Texas.

Apple said in May, when it outlined its approach to reopening, that re-closing stores would be an option. In Texas, stores in the Austin area had remained open until this week despite closings in Houston last week. Prior to your store visit, please ask yourself the following health-related questions: Do I now have a fever, chills, muscle or body aches?

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