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When Apple in a letter "a store opening in no way means that we won't take the preventative step of closing it again should local conditions warrant."

Apple was one of the first retailers to close all of its U.S. stores in mid-March and reopened more than 100 of its 271 U.S. stores in late May. Apple is requiring shoppers wear face coverings, is doing temperature checks and limiting capacity.

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Daniel Ives, an analyst with Wedbush Securities, applauded the temporary closures in a note to investors Friday saying, "Apple needs to put the health of its employees and consumers ahead of selling iPhones in the stores."

“Apple re-closing stores after re-opening many of these stores over the past month is a worrisome trend that speaks to the volatility and fluidity of this COVID environment,” Ives wrote.

Apple stores temporarily closed

Apple says consumers can go to www.apple.com/retail for "help with an Apple product, more ways to shop, or additional information on our stores."

Arizona Apple store closings

  • Chandler Fashion Center:  3111 W Chandler Blvd., Chandler
  • Scottsdale Fashion Square:  7014 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale 
  • Arrowhead: 7700 West Arrowhead Towne Center, Glendale
  • SanTan Village: 2218 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert
  • Scottsdale Quarter: 15169 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
  • La Encantada: 2905 East Skyline Drive, Tucson

Florida Apple store closings

  • Waterside Shops: 5555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples
  • Coconut Point: 23151 Fashion Drive, Estero

North Carolina Apple store closings

  • Southpark: 4400 Sharon Road, Charlotte
  • Northlake Mall: 6801 Northlake Mall Drive, Charlotte

South Carolina Apple store closure

  • Haywood Mall: 700 Haywood Road, Greenville

Arizona Apple store closings

  • Chandler Fashion Center:  3111 W Chandler Blvd., Chandler
  • Scottsdale Fashion Square:  7014 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale 
  • Arrowhead: 7700 West Arrowhead Towne Center, Glendale
  • SanTan Village: 2218 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert
  • Scottsdale Quarter: 15169 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
  • La Encantada: 2905 East Skyline Drive, Tucson

Follow USA TODAY reporter Kelly Tyko on Twitter: @KellyTyko

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