COVID-19: Tokyo Disneyland won't reopen before Apr 20, operator says

COVID-19: Tokyo Disneyland won't reopen before Apr 20, operator says

Visitors wearing protective face masks and Mickey Mouse costumes, following an outbreak of the coro
Visitors wearing protective face masks are seen outside Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, east of Tokyo, Japan, Feb 28, 2020. (Photo: Reuters/Issei Kato)

TOKYO: Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea will remain closed at least until Apr 19, the operator of the theme parks said on Friday, again extending a temporary closure that began on Feb 29 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

READ: COVID-19: Panic-buying in Tokyo as residents asked to hunker down for weekend

"The temporary closures of Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea have been extended in light of the continued request from the (government) to refrain from holding events as well as the current situation in Japan and abroad," the parks' operator, Oriental Land Co, said on its website.

The reopening of the parks is planned for Apr 20 or beyond, it said. 

BOOKMARK THIS: Our comprehensive coverage of the novel coronavirus and its developments

Download our app or subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak: https://cna.asia/telegram

Source: Reuters/aa

Bookmark