THIS JUST IN: Hong Kong Disneyland Closing Due To Coronavirus Outbreak
Hong Kong Disneyland closes until further notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak in China. This just a day after Shanghai Disneyland closed as well.
See the official statement below.
Official statement for park closing from Hong Kong Disneyland facebook and website pic.twitter.com/KoisYaJVJx
— Cyberbb Lawrence (@CyberbbLawrence) January 26, 2020
The closure will take effect starting on Sunday, January 26th. No word as to when it will reopen.
— Tony (@wdwtony) January 26, 2020
Temporary refunds of tickets are also being given to those that have already purchased theirs.
As of going to print, hundreds of cases of this new respiratory illness have been confirmed in China. The virus is believed to have originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan. The illness is a new kind of coronavirus. This is a large family of viruses of which the common cold is one but can also be linked to stronger strains such as SARS and MERS.
ATTENTION!! HKDL is closed until further notice!!
— 🦁Leo Chan🦁 (@leochansf) January 26, 2020
Confirmed cases currently sit at 830 with 26 deaths as a result. As a precautionary measure, Wuhan has suspended all inbound and outbound flights as well as trains, buses and ferries. 9 other cities in the province of Hubei have done the same. Other cases of the virus have been reported in South Korea, Singapore, Japan and there is currently one expected case in the state of Washington in the U.S.
— Reuters (@Reuters) January 26, 2020
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