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A closed Apple Store in Madrid, Spain on Saturday, March 14. Apple announced that it would close all its stores worldwide, except for those in China, in an coque styler samsung j3 2016 attempt to prevent the spread coque personnalisable photo samsung j5 2017 of the new coronavirus. (Photo: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez, Getty Images)
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«One of those lessons is that the most effective way to minimise risk of the virus’s transmission is coque samsung a6 to reduce density and coque samsung j3 2016 cigarette maximise social distance,» Cook said in the statement.
The measures do not include Apple’s 42 stores in coque samsung j5 China, which had been closed since February because of the coronavirus outbreak in the country. But things have shifted in China over the past few weeks, with only 11 confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday, per the World Health Organisation. Apple had coque samsung s6 been gradually reopening stores in the region in recent weeks, and had reopened all stores on Friday.
«That means team members should work remotely if their job allows, and those whose work requires them to be on site should follow guidance to maximise interpersonal space,» Cook said. «Extensive, deep cleaning will continue at all sites. In all our offices, coque en verre samsung j3 2016 we are rolling out new health screenings and temperature checks.»
Despite samsung galaxy j3 2016 coque mignon closures and remote working, Apple said that its hourly workers would continue to receive pay in line with «business as usual operations.» Tech giants including Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, Google and Twitter have also vowed to give their hourly workers, which could see their work affected by reduced work hours and staffing requirements, their regular way during the outbreak.
Cook also announced that Apple had expanded its leave policies to accommodate personal or family health circumstances created by COVID 19. Apple’s policies now cover recovering from an illness, caring for a sick loved one, mandatory quarantining or childcare challenges due to school closures.
In the statement, Cook announced that Apple’s committed donations to the COVID 19 response have reached $US15 ($24) million. He also said that the company would match its employees’ donations to samsung galaxy a50 coque loup support response efforts on an international level.
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