Apple Closes All Retail Stores in Spain Due to Coronavirus
Apple has closed all 11 of its retail stores located in Spain as the coronavirus continues to spread in the country. Spain earlier today declared a state of emergency.
In a message posted on all of its store websites in Spain, Apple says that health precautions have forced the closure of its retail locations, with no word on when the stores will reopen.
Due to current health precautions, this store will remained closed until further notice. If you need online support, visit getsupport.apple.com. Apologies for the inconvenience.
There are 4,200 people infected with coronavirus in Spain, and 120 people have died. Spain has the second highest number of coronavirus cases in Europe after Italy, where Apple has also closed all of its retail locations.
Apple Stores in the United States remain open, though in some areas with restrictions on store openings, stores have closed. Apple Willow Grove Park in Pennsylvania, for example, is no longer open after the governor ordered mass closings of schools, gyms, entertainment venues, and more in Montgomery County in an effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak in the area.
In the coming days, there's a chance that additional stores in the United States could close, but at the current time, Apple employees are doing frequent cleanings and Apple has implemented measures to increase the amount of space between customers to mitigate the spread of the infection.
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Top Rated Comments
As some already said, Apple Stores should have been closed a week ago. And schools, and restaurants, and big concentrations of people. But no, the government waited until it was too late.
Greetings from Spain.
* Keep your devices, and everything that is regularly touched for that matter (like doors, keys, refrigerator doors, car steering wheels), clean… like clean!
* Do not let anyone else touch your devices
* Do not touch anyone else's devices/things
* Use speaker phone or headphones as much as possible… it's surprising how many people don't stop to thing their most disgusting possession is constantly being put in contact with their face
* Stay away from smokers and gum chewers… a personal one but in my experience both these groups tend to have a lesser respect and awareness for those around them
I have to say though, I'd be not in a particularly happy place if I had only 6 rolls of toilet paper. I have in excess of 100 rolls… and just to make me seem even more paranoid, it was all bought over 6 months ago so there's that usage that's come out of it. And I live on my own. In my defence I do it mostly for price and it's always seems to be those mega-packs that go on discount. ?
Better late than never and better safe than sorry: beware, other countries thinking to be safe, the world is by far more connected than in 1800s
There's a lot of point to it. Just because I'm clean and wash my hands when walking in the door doesn't mean that the person that put whatever it is I bought on the supermarket shelf is the same. Just because I used the gloves at the supermarket when buying a lettuce doesn't mean some other shopper, that put their hands all over it before I did, has done the right thing… let alone breathed all over it.
Of course there's a line between being careful to that of being overly paranoid. But washing my hands when walking in the door assumes are great many things that are probably not true.
Spanish goverment can’t see us managing the outbreak better than they and then, they don’t want that we reject them and some people claim for independence.