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Disney parks to remain closed until further notice

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Posted at 4:08 PM, Mar 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-27 17:08:45-04

Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Florida will remain closed until further notice due to the spread of the coronavirus, according to a spokesperson said on Friday.

“While there is still much uncertainty with respect to the impacts of COVID-19, the safety and well-being of our guests and employees remains The Walt Disney Company’s top priority,” Disney’s statement read on Friday. “As a result of this unprecedented pandemic and in line with direction provided by health experts and government officials, Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort will remain closed until further notice. The Walt Disney Company has been paying its cast members since the closure of the parks, and in light of this ongoing and increasingly complex crisis, we have made the decision to extend paying hourly parks and resorts cast members through April 18.”