At the same time, the company does not yet return all employees to the office and does not require those who have signed up for vaccination to leave remote work.
Together with the pharmacy company Walgreens Boots Alliance, the American corporation Apple is developing a program to vaccinate its employees against coronavirus right in the Apple offices. This was reported by Bloomberg, citing sources familiar with the situation.
According to the agency, the corporation will present a website through which Apple employees will sign up for vaccination. The program under development will allow many employees to return to the office soon. At the same time, Apple does not yet return all employees to the office and does not require those who have signed up for vaccination to leave remote work.
Previously, the corporation encouraged its employees to get vaccinated and provided sick leave on the day of vaccination and the time of recovery after vaccination.
An Apple spokesperson confirmed plans to vaccinate employees to the agency.
According to the US Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 41.3% of the state population (over 137.2 million people) received at least one dose of the drug for coronavirus. Approximately 27.5% (91.1 million people) were fully vaccinated.
According to Johns Hopkins University, which conducts calculations based on information from federal and local authorities, more than 31.9 million cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the United States since the beginning of the pandemic, and more than 570.9 people have died. The country ranks first in the world in both indicators.