Apple will close 14 stores in Florida, as the number of Covid-19s is growing in the state, the company said Thursday. Shops will be closed on Friday.
The closure came after Apple re-closed seven retail stores in Texas on Wednesday and 11 stores in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Arizona last week. Apple has announced the closure of 32 stores in the United States.
An Apple spokesman said in a statement: “Due to the current conditions of COVID-19 in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas. We take this step with great care, as we are closely monitoring the situation and we hope that our teams and clients will return as soon as possible. ”
Apple stores are typically located in important malls and malls and can be seen as an indicator of how smoothly and where retail operations can resume in the United States. Florida closures are distributed in six counties: Hillsboro, Orange, Seminole, Palm Beach, Broward and Miami Dade.
Apple was one of the first companies to close stores worldwide in March in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, although some stores in the United States have reopened in recent weeks with enhanced security measures, including mandatory masking, space for social distance and temperature checking. Many places are open only for pick-up or maintenance on the sidewalk by appointment.
Here’s the full list of stores closing in Florida on Friday:
- Lincoln road
- Brickell City Center
- Wellington green
- Boca raton
- The gardens mall
- Florida Mall
- International Plaza