Apple has decided to close all stores in China due to Corona
Apple has decided to close all stores in China due to Corona

Apple said on Saturday it would shut down all its stores and official offices on the mainland by February 9, as fears of a coronavirus spread and the number of deaths more than doubled to more than 250 a week ago. People.

"Because of extreme caution and based on the latest recommendations from reputable health professionals, we will close all offices, stores and call centers in mainland China by February 9," said a statement from Apple. He wants to reopen the store "as quickly as possible."

Earlier this week, Apple closed three stores in China for fear of spreading the virus, and joined a number of foreign retailers, including Starbucks and McDonald's, just in case. Meanwhile, many other companies are calling on Chinese workers to work from home and boycott unnecessary travel in the first week of February.

It should be noted that after the end of the New Year week, Chinese companies prepare every year to resume normal activities at that time.

Apple still relies heavily on China for smartphone sales, supply chain, and manufacturing. Several factories in Hubei Province, including those run by companies such as AB InBev and General Motors, have temporarily halted production due to the virus.

In a recent call to clarify the benefits (Tim Cook) - Apple CEO: The company is working on a mitigation plan to respond to the potential production of the Wuhan resource that started spreading its virus in Wuhan because of its loss in Wuhan and many Apple suppliers are based.

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