Apple will begin reopening its retail stores in Germany on May 11. The company closed all of its retail stores outside of the Greater China region in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has lasted for nearly two months now.
Apple said the stores will be focusing on Genius Bar service and support initially, following safety measures such as body temperature check at entrance, social distancing, and reduced hours of operation. Apple shared a statement with German website Macerkopf.
There are 15 Apple retail stores in Germany, and each store will be open at specific hours. New operation hours will be posted on Apple’s website for each location. Apple is planning to reopen more retail stores in places where lockdowns have eased.