Apple is temporarily closing down all its stores and offices in mainland china due to coronavirus outbreak till 9th February 2020, company said in statement today.
Apple is closing most of its stores in mainland China through Feb. 9 on coronavirus https://t.co/B3Kp7yeWiu
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Apple stated that this move is taken as a precautionary measure and is based on latest advice of health experts.
Whilst the stores and offices will remain closed, Apple’s online store in China will remain open so that chinese customers can buy products online or contact support.
Apple may extend the reopening date from 9th February but the company have not announced anything so far
Apple is also restricting its employees from traveling to China to avoid the critical coronavirus situation and have also stated that it will increase its cleaning activities in stores and will also take daily temperature of all their workers.