Apple Corp. closes stores outside of China due to coronavirus, the companyвЂ™s website said in a statement.
Retail stores will be closed until March 27. Exceptions are outlets in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan.
The company took such measures to protect employees and customers against the background of an increase in the number of cases of infection. In addition, Apple donated funds for the COVID-19 response.
According to recent data, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the world is over 143 thousand people. At the same time, 72,302 were able to recover, and 5,388 died.