Home > Personal Technology > Apple > Apple Shuts Stores Outside China Till March 27th Due To Coronavirus
AppleBusinessPersonal Technology

Apple Shuts Stores Outside China Till March 27th Due To Coronavirus

Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced that all physical retail stores outside “Greater China” will be closed until March 27th. On a statement published on the company’s website, Cook wrote that the temporary closures are an “effective way to minimise [the] risk of the virus’s transmission”.

Just yesterday, Apple announced that WWDC 2020 will be held online due to “the current health situation” – referring to Covid-19. The coronavirus had also hit other tech companies and events, leading to the cancellation of key tech events like Mobile World Congress 2020 and Facebook’s F8 developer’s conference.

To help address the threat of Covid-19, Apple has donated more than USD 15 million to US coronavirus response and has committed to matching employee donations 2-to-1.

In spite of the closures, the online Apple Store will remain available for customers to purchase items. Customers can also find authorised repair shops at support.apple.com.

Ian Ling
http://uncommontragedy.com
Ian is the resident Tech Monkey and Head of Content at VR Zone. His training in Economics and Political Science is at the basis of his love for journalism and storytelling. A photographer by passion, and an audiophile by obsession, Ian is captivated by all forms of tech that makes enthusiasts tick.

15 thoughts on “Apple Shuts Stores Outside China Till March 27th Due To Coronavirus

  1. joe computer

    singapore, included?

  2. This virus has really affected the messy world, from the movie industry to technology and so on. I hope the virus is treated as soon as possible so that we can see good Apple products in due time.

  3. I hope the virus is treated as soon as possible so that we can see good Apple products in due time.

  4. singapore, included?

  5. the good information that has provided us with a lot of knowledge about apple company, allowing us to receive many new information all the time from good, useful websites.

  6. tank you I will save your blog in future reference

  7. I wholeheartedly appreciate everything you’ve done for me

  8. the good information that has provided us with a lot of knowledge about apple company, allowing us to receive many new information all the time from good, useful websites.

  9. Thanks for sharing your wealthy information. This is one of the excellent posts which I have seen. I go through your all of your blog, but this blog is the best one. It is really what I wanted to see hope in future you will continue for sharing such an excellent post

  10. Oliver

    My instructor gave me a homework assignment to write an essay on cyber security modeling and how it functions yesterday in class. Of course, at my age, I had no idea what this meant, so I began searching for ways to get out of it. I asked my parents and friends, but they all had no idea what I was talking about and couldn’t support me. While browsing the Internet, I was fortunate in that cyber security essay topics I accidentally stumbled upon and was able to take a lot of information from here for my essay, and absolutely free

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Read previous post:
Apple Takes WWDC 2020 Online Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Apple's WWDC 2020 has been shifted online as a precaution against the coronavirus.

Close