Apple temporarily closes stores in three more states amid COVID-19 spikes

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Apple is taking precautions in the states where COVID-19 is surging.

The company’s has temporarily closed its five stores in North Carolina, six stores in Georgia 16 of its 17 stores in Texas, according to its website. The only location in Texas still open is at Cielo Vista Mall, in El Paso.  

“Due to current COVID-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas," an Apple spokesperson told Fox Business in a statement. "We take this step with an abundance of caution as we closely monitor the situation and we look forward to having our teams and customers back as soon as possible."

In mid-December, Apple temporarily shuttered its 53 stores in California due to increases in COVID-10. The company also has temporarily closed its three locations in Utah, one of its two in South Carolina all four in Tennessee.