What you need to know
- Apple is reopening 33 UK stores.
- That's in England and NI.
- Stores will reopen June 15.
Apple has today announced it will reopen 33 Apple stores in the UK on June 15 following government easing of the COVId-19 lockdown.
As The Independent reports:
In a statement Apple said
As per other store openings, measures such as temperature checks, social distancing and the wearing of masks (provided) will be in force. Apple has not updated the store pages of all of its UK stores yet, however, some stores are returning to their full, normal working hours, rather than special hours as we've seen elsewhere.
5 stores in Scotland and Wales remain closed, as government lockdown restrictions remain more stringent.
As stores reopen, Today At Apple sessions will not be running, but Genius Bar services for repairs and support will be available.
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