“Due to current Covid-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas.”, said the company spokesperson, Nick Leahy, it’s a statement.
“We take this step with great caution as we closely monitor the situation and hope that our teams and clients will return as soon as possible,” he added.
Apple was one of the first major retailers to close its stores amid the coronavirus pandemic, temporarily closing all stores outside of China in mid-March.
The company began a gradual reopening of stores in May and, by mid-June, had reopened 154 of its 271 stores in the United States, and 365 of its 510 stores worldwide.
This Wednesday, the US again registered a new record of infections in a single day, with 48,477 cases of coronavirus, Johns Hopkins University reported.
Wednesday’s total eclipses the previous maximum of new cases reached on June 26, when 45,255 new cases were reported.