Disney World, Disneyland to remain closed 'until further notice'

Disney announced on Friday that Disney World in Orlando, Florida and Disneyland in Anaheim, California, will remain closed indefinitely amid the corona virus pandemic.

“While much uncertainty remains as to the impact of COVID-19, the safety and well-being of our guests and employees remains the top priority of The Walt Disney Company,” the company said.

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“As a result of this unprecedented pandemic and in accordance with guidelines from health experts and government officials, Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort will remain closed until further notice.”

The company also provided an update on how it addressed employee pay.

“The Walt Disney Company has been paying its cast members since the parks closed, and in light of this ongoing and increasingly complex crisis, we have made the decision to extend the paying members of the parks and resorts until April 18,” the statement said. . notes.

Both Disney parks were closed in mid-March.

On Tuesday, Universal Studios announced that the theme parks in Hollywood and Orlando will be closed through April 19.

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