According to the latest information from news agencies, more than 80 people have already succumbed to the dangerous coronavirus and more than 2 are infected. Xiaomi is taking further preventive measures and closes its stone stores Mi Store.
Xiaomi sets an example in measures against the virus
Although the topic of the dangerous virus is not about the focus of our site, it is still a global event in which our favorite brand is also significantly involved. Xiaomi is leading by example and is heavily involved in both prevention and humanitarian aid.
The first major measure taken by Xiaomi was introduction of a new interactive function to the voice assistant application XiaoAI in environment MIUI. Through it, every user in China will quickly learn about the current state of the spread of the disease and the measures in the country.
Later, the company began to provide as well humanitarian aid through the dispatch of medical devices and continues to do so these days. Now comes the next precaution that the situation requires.
Mi Stores remain closed
From today, provisionally until February 3 / February, the company closes its stone stores Mi Store throughout the country. Prevention requires avoiding contact between the population as much as possible and thus preventing the spread of the disease. If the situation so requires, the Mi Stores will remain closed after that date.
Last but not least, it is also about protecting the company's employees. Here, too, Xiaomi is already taking action. Protective drapes, soap and physical body temperature control are available to all employees throughout the day. The employer also supplies increased doses of vitamin C, which is also a good prevention against any viral disease.
As the company specifies, not only the stores will remain closed, but they have also reduced contact with the public in the service centers. These also operate in preventive mode and the first contact was limited to telephone or electronic consultation.
When it comes to product purchases, Xiaomi encourages customers in China to use its sales website or the Xiaomi Mall app.
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