Shanghai Disneyland temporarily closes due to coronavirus

Jan 24 2020, 11:10 am

In a statement issued via their website on Friday, Shanghai Disneyland has announced that they will be implementing a temporary closure of its various attractions in the wake of the outbreak of coronavirus in China.

 

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The statement reads:

“In response to the prevention and control of the disease outbreak and in order to ensure the health and safety of our guests and cast, Shanghai Disney Resort is temporarily closing Shanghai Disneyland, Disneytown including Walt Disney Grand Theatre and Wishing Star Park, starting January 25, 2020.”

Shanghai Disneyland says it will continue to monitor the situation and interact closely with local governments and will announce the reopening date upon further confirmation.

 

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Guests who have already purchased tickets for admission to the park, or have booked hotels or resorts, as well as those who purchased tickets for Beauty and the Beast Mandarin Production via original ticket purchasing channels will receive refunds.

According to the World Health Organization on Thursday, “Chinese authorities presented new epidemiological information that revealed an increase in the number of cases, of suspected cases, of affected provinces, and the proportion of deaths in currently reported cases of 4% (17 of 557).”