The WWDC is close to be the next big tech event not to go ahead because of the outbreak of coravirus. While Apple has not yet officially announced the annual cference of the developers, it is usually organized in San Jose in the first two weeks of June. Thursday, the Department of Public Health of proximity, in the County of Santa Clara issued updated recommendatis urging the cancellati of mass gatherings.
Will There be a WWDC 2020?
Following the new coravirus cases, the updated recommendatis said that organizatis should csider “ping or cancellati of mass gatherings and major community events where a large number of people are at arm’s length from e another.” He also urged businesses to help employees work from home. Dr. Sara Cody, in the County of the Public Health agency of canada, said:
We understand that people are very ccerned about COVID-19. I would like to remind the public that the vast majority of people infected by COVID-19 do not become seriously ill and recover fully. We are making these recommendatis to protect the most vulnerable members of our community to the virus, and to slow the sp. We are closely mitoring this evolving situati, and will issue new directives if and when it is justified.
The WWDC 2020 has not yet been announced and invites have disappeared. However, as was said, it does not usually take place in the first weeks of June. The announcement can sometimes happen as late as mid-April if. This means that Apple would have little time to decide whether or not to hold the cference. There is speculati that it will become line-ly event. No decisi has been announced at the writing of this document.