Apple has decided to close as a precaution all the Apple Stores in China due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

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Apple has released a statement to Reuters, explaining that the decision to close all the Apple Stores in China was taken as a precaution: “the excessive caution and on the basis of the latest advice d important health experts, we close all our corporate offices, shops and other centers operating in mainland China until the 9th of February”. The company then added that he can’t wait to reopen as soon as possible.

Already in the past few days, Apple had closed three Apple Store close to the area of Whaun, the epicenter of the epidemic of the coronavirus. The company has also decided to limit the travel in China.

This news also confirms the possible delays in the production of all Apple devices, including those which should be presented in march.