For more than a week, the Cupertino boys began to return to open some of the different Apple Store that the company has distributed in Asian territory, although with a limited schedule of 11 in the morning 6 in the afternoon. All users who visit the stores must go with a mask and undergo a body temperature control.
Today, 38 of the 42 Apple stores in China have reopened their doors, already during normal business hours, there are only 4 stores left that have not yet opened to the public. Of those 38 stores, 19 will extend the current schedule of 7 hours and another 6 will return to their normal operating hours.
In the last 9 days, 14 Apple Store have reopened their stores. Of the 4 stores that are still closed, 3 of them are in Tianjin, a port city with more than 15 million inhabitants located northwest of China. The fourth store that has not yet opened its doors is in the Suzhou Mall, a store that will open its doors on March 11. At the moment, the date of reopening of stores located in Tianjin is unknown.
In recent weeks, the number of infected by the virus crown it has been reduced, which shows that Apple trusts the Chinese government when it says it has the status of the coronavirus under control.
Quite the opposite is currently happening in Europe. Italy has become the country most affected by the coronavirus where during this weekend all retail stores and shopping centers will not open their doors in Bergamo, to stop the expansion in the country. In the United States, many are the events that have been canceled to reduce the risks of contagion of the coronavirus, the last one being the Google developer conference.