Two days ago, Apple shut down all its retail stores outside of China until March 27.
The rest of the banner reads the same, pointing customers to make their purchases on Apple.com or via the Apple Store app.
Notably, Apple’s FAQ on the subject still says the retail stores will be closed “through March 27.”
“The most effective way to minimize risk of the virus’s transmission is to reduce density and maximize social distance,” Tim Cook, Apple CEO, said in a statement after the closures were first announced. “As rates of new infections continue to grow in other places, we’re taking additional steps to protect our team members and customers.” Read more…