Apple is shutting down all of its stores in mainland China until February 9 amidst fears of the coronavirus outbreak, according to an official statement provided to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. Apple has also restricted employee travels to China and has put in new guidelines for the cleanliness of its stores and employee health. They have issued a new revenue forecast statement that is more uncertain than usual due to the virus situation.
The health ministry in Pakistan has directed concerned authorities to remain alert following the spread of deadly Corona virus in China. Special Assistant to the PM on Health Dr Zafar Mirza established a operation cell to monitor the emergency situation.The virus has spread to five countries including the US and has taken 17 lives so far.