Orange with Media Servicespublished on Friday, 19 June 2020 at 21h33
Apple will again close stores in the united States, which are experiencing a rebound in cases of coronavirus.
The american firm announced on Friday that it would proceed with the closure of certain stores in the United States after a spate of contamination Covid-19. “We follow the evolution of the situation closely and are taking this action out of an abundance of caution.
We look forward to again welcoming our teams and our clients, as quickly as possible,” said a spokesman Friday.
The multinational will temporarily close the doors of 11 stores, including six in Arizona, two in Florida and three in North Carolina and of the South.
The epidemic of coronavirus moves to the south and west of the country
For the past eight days, the number of deaths from Covid-19 in the country remains under the bar of a thousand, but the epidemic has bounced in a score of States. She moved to New York and from north-east to a wide band covering the south and west of the country.
The group from california had announced the first re-openings may start with a limited number of visitors per store, temperature monitoring, safe distance and wearing a mask to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
The United States remains the country with the most grief-stricken by the pandemic, with more than 118.000 public dead the virus in total and nearly 2.2 million cases diagnosed in the territory, according to data from the Johns Hopkins university, in which reference is made.
The warning from the WHO
These closures occur at a time when the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned of a resurgence of the epidemic. The world has entered a “phase” dangerous ” to a measure that reopened the countries that had measures in place of confinement or restrictions on mobility, has alarmed the organization this Friday.
“The virus continues to spread rapidly, it remains a deadly disease and most people remain exposed,” said the head of the WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, specifying that the WHO had identified Thursday, more than 150,000 new cases, a record on a single day since the beginning of the epidemic. “We call on all countries and all people to exercise extreme vigilance,” stressed the WHO.