Apple has temporarily closed all its retail stores in California, and there are more stores around the country, such as two in Mexico, two in Brazil, and another 16 across the UK, as previously reported. If we add in the number of stores closed in Germany and the Netherlands last week, nearly 100 are temporarily closed, which means that the company has closed nearly a fifth of its stores worldwide. < / P > < p > Apple’s full store list confirms that all stores in California, all four in Tennessee, all three in Utah, all four in Minnesota, two in Oklahoma, as well as stores in Portland, Oregon, anchorage, Alaska, Omaha, Nebraska, and Albuquerque, New Mexico will close in the coming week It’s closed, and from tomorrow (December 20), the other 16 stores in the UK, Mexico and Brazil will also be closed. < / P > < p > it’s not hard to guess why stores are closing again, especially in California, where the four deadliest dates in a row appeared last week in the cowid-19, and in London, where Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just begun to put an emergency blockade on the city since midnight. Apple confirmed the main points in a statement. &Due to the current situation of covid-19 in some of the communities we serve, we have temporarily closed stores in these areas, the company told Bloomberg. < / P > < p > yesterday, California launched an emergency alert system in the San Francisco Bay area for the first time since the outbreak began, sending messages directly to every phone to help people understand that the order to stay at home is now in effect. The report shows that the number of app store purchases soared in the first half of this year due to the impact of covid-19