Apple is said to have reopened all of it’s stores in China according to reports from Bloomberg and Reuters right after a long short shutdown last month due to the serious case of the Coronavirus outbreak.
The company is now set to resume business today, Friday. The closure was said to impact the profitability of the company’s annual profit and revenue. Meanwhile as China fights aggressively against the spread of the Coronavirus, this had given the tech giant the full possibilities of reopening all of it’s closed stores right over there in China.
As of today, the COVID-19 disease caused by the novel Coronavirus was discovered right in Wuhan later last year December and has claimed the lives of some 4,600 people worldwide with more than 130,000 cases causing the WHO to label the disease as a pandemic after declaring a global health emergency.
Many tech events have been cancelled such as the MWC 2020 and other companies have reacted by allowing their employees to work from home. Some European football league matches has also been affected with Italy being the most hit in Europe. Big sports name such as Callum Hudson Odoi, Mikel Arteta are also reported to have tested positive to the disease.
Apple had responded by also closing it’s Italy’s store as the US government issues travel restriction that will go in effect today. Cook has also given most of his company’s global workforce permission to work from home.