England under second national lockdown, Apple stores close

Apple stores in England will be closed for a month after the announcement of COVID-19 lockdown.

Boris Johnson, UK Prime Minister has declared that the country will undergo a national lockdown for 4 weeks. Non-essential shops will be closed and travel restrictions will be set during the quarantine, thus forcing Apple Store closures throughout November.

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Johnson announced the plan on Saturday and stated that the lockdown will begin Thursday, November 5 and end on December 2, Wednesday. Colleges, schools and food stores that deliver or offer takeaway will remain operational.

UK citizens are limited to only one person for meet-ups, and a work from home setup is encouraged. Essential workers will be allowed to travel to their workplace.

Connected countries will be observing a form of anti COVID-19 measures as well. Wales will be upholding a 17-day lockdown while Scotland be upholding regional restrictions on travel, restaurants and shops starting November 2.

In the event, 33 Apple Stores will be closed during the lockdown.