Thursday, May 7, Apple will open 21 of the 22 Australian stores. Apple has made it known with indications on the sections of the Australian site dedicated to the various stores. All stores will open for the moment with limited hours.
The only one of the 22 stores that will continue to be closed in Sydney. The site 9to5Mac he explains that the latter shop had been closed in January for major renovations and it is probable that the pandemic has slowed down the planned works.
Apple CEO Tim Cook reported last week about the reopening of stores in Austria and Australia. Indeed, the only store in Vienna will open today May 5th.
Not yet known when stores in the United States and other parts of the world will reopen. Cook had talked about the reopening of some stores starting from May, reporting that the company is thinking of staggered reopenings, taking into account city by city and region by region assessments. In all cases, social distancing measures are envisaged. In South Korea, where a store has been reopened since mid-April, Apple is mainly dealing with product support and taking charge of devices for repair, following local guidelines and recommendations.
Apple employees have not yet been told when they can return to work in Apple Park and various offices and locations; CEO Tim Cook previously explained that when this occurs, measures such as temperature control at the entrance and specific health checks to be performed will be taken.
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