Apple To Reopen Stores First Half Of April

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CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 14: A general view of the Apple store on March 14, 2020 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. Apple have announced that all stores outside of Greater China will be closed until March 27. Coronavirus (Covid-19) has spread to over 146 countries in a matter of weeks, claiming over 5,400 lives and infecting over 145,000. There are currently 798 diagnosed cases in the UK and 11 deaths. (Photo by Matthew Horwood/Getty Images)

Apple has decided to reopen its retail stores in the first half of April, that is three weeks from now

This was disclosed in a news report by Bloomberg. Although the stores will be reopened, it will not be at once, as some areas with serious cases might remain closed.

“We will reopen our stores on a staggered basis. At this time, we anticipate some stores may be able to open in the first half of April depending on the conditions in their community. We will provide updates for each store as soon as specific dates are established.” Apple said.

All Apple stores outside China were closed on the 27th of March with Apple stating that all stores will be opened on the 27th of March. However, in a vague statement on their website, they extended it till further notice.

Working from home plans for employees will be extended to April 5, after which all stores will be opened. Apple plans to reevaluate work from home arrangements on a weekly basis based on workers’ locations.

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