Despite high vaccination rates in some countries, the epidemic is still in the community, with the addition of new variants of Govt-19, which has created an increase in cases, so many businesses decide to close again.
One of them is the technology company Apple. Closing some stores in the United States and Canada. TO By the way, it has decided not to allow entry into major stores in New York this Monday.
The company has closed 16 stores in The City Sleep. Soho, Grand Central, the World Trade Center and Fifth Avenue stand out, all because of Govt’s omigron variation, which has proven to be highly contagious. Other affected areas include Upper West Side, West 14th Street, Staten Island and the Bronx.
Despite this decision, the company will allow customers to order online and shop in stores, although shoppers will not be able to enter the store and Genius Bar support will not be available.
“We are constantly monitoring the situation and adjusting our health measures to support the well-being of our customers and staff. .
New York City was not the only one affectedSteve Jobs’ company has closed other locations in Los Angeles (including his Tower Theater Store), Washington DC (Carnegie Library) and other stores in Ohio, Texas, Georgia and Florida.
On the other hand, the Regent Street store in London has been closed due to the same situation.
It didn’t just happen last week. Accordingly Bloomberg, For several weeks Apple stores in the United States As the number of infections among their employees has increased, they are gradually closing their doors. Also, some stores in Canada were closed.
The stores affected so far are Dayland and The Gardens Mall in Florida, Lenox Square in Atlanta, GA, Highland Village in Houston, DX, Summit Mall in Ohio, Pheasant Lane in New Hampshire and Saint-Catherine in Montreal, Canada.
According to the store, closures usually occur when 10% of store members test positive for Covit-19.
The 9to5Mac site, which specializes in the bitten Apple brand, points out that people should take into account that Apple has begun offering free two-hour deliveries in most metropolitan areas. That is, you can purchase online and pick up the item in person after a few hours and at no extra cost.
The ad says that it will run until noon on Christmas Eve, and although it is convenient for anyone in the business of giving last minute gifts, it will also help reduce store crowds when shopping. This is in addition to other options such as express store pickup and overnight delivery for multiple items.
It should be noted that recently many companies such as Meta, Amazon, Twitter and Pinterest have indicated that they will not be attending the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 at a venue in Las Vegas, USA.
According to information from Reuters, Company Jeff Bezos I will not be attending the event next January because “Fast changing situation And this Uncertainty Around the Omigron variant “.