Walt Disney World reopens in Florida amid Covid-19 surge

Walt Disney World was closed in March due to concerns over coronavirus. AFP

Date of Publication: June 11, 2020

Source: BBC

Disney’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom reopened on Saturday in Florida, almost four months after Disney World was closed due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the US. Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios are expected to open next Wednesday. Visitors will be required to wear masks and follow social distancing rules while at the entertainment complex. Other major amusement centres, including Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando, reopened several weeks ago. Meanwhile, over 255,000 coronavirus cases have been reported in Florida, and many restrictions have been reinstated across the state to combat the new COVID-19 surge.

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Summary by: Roslyn Mainland