Published On: Sat, Jun 27th, 2020

Apple temporarily re-closes 14 some-more Florida stores as COVID-19 numbers surge

After shutting stores opposite 4 states, this was no doubt a bit of an inevitable: Following stating progressing today, Apple has reliable that it will be shutting down an additional 14 stores in Florida, fasten a dual it sealed final week.

The association sent a matter to TechCrunch that is radically matching to a one it gave us final week, reading, “Due to stream COVID-19 conditions in some of a communities we serve, we are temporarily shutting stores in these areas. We take this step with an contentment of counsel as we closely guard a conditions and we demeanour brazen to carrying a teams and business behind as shortly as possible.”

After reopening, Apple is shutting stores in 4 states as COVID-19 numbers climb

The pierce comes as COVID-19 cases continue to swell in a southern states. On Wednesday, state officials reported north of 5,000 new infections for a second true day. In all, Florida has gifted some-more than 114,000 COVID-19 cases and 3,000 deaths, ranking sixth among all states by series of infections.

As remarkable final week, Apple had progressing reliable a probability of sealed locations as shortly as it began to free name locations in May. The full list of newly sealed Florida stores includes:

  • The Galleria
  • The Falls
  • Aventura
  • Lincoln Road
  • Dadeland
  • Brickell City Centre
  • Wellington Green
  • Boca Raton
  • The Gardens Mall
  • Millenia
  • Florida Mall
  • Altamonte
  • International Plaza
  • Brandon

The Waterside Shops and Coconut Point stores were sealed final week. Locations in Arizona and North and South Carolina have also been sealed following reopening.

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