A man wearing a mask walks past a closed Apple store in Sanlitun, as the country has been hit by an outbreak of the new corona virus in Beijing, China, on February 7, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Lee
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Apple will, once again, some of the shops in Beijing, on Nov. 14, with limited hours of operation, and said on its web site, as a lot of the other stores in mainland China will remain closed as the country continues to struggle with a feline corona virus outbreak.
The iPhone maker said on Feb. 8 it was the expansion of the store closures in China, and even if it did work, in the direction of the opening of the office and contact centers.
The decision to close the stores after local governments in China is imposed on traveling of the pavement, and warned residents to stay away from public places in an effort to curb the spread of the corona virus, which has so far killed 1,367 people.
Of the five stores in Beijing opened in February. 14, between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., according to the Apple web site, for less than the normal hours of opening are 10 am to 10 pm Stores in cities such as Shanghai and Shenzhen to close to continue.
“In the light of the public’s health, and the prevention of some of the stores are closed,” he said in a statement on its web site, which also asked customers to visit with shops that opened their doors to wear a mask and to work with the temperature record.
Apple was not immediately available for comment.
Reporting by Brenda Goh in Shanghai and Meg Shen in Hong Kong; Editing by Jason Neely and Edmund Blair