Tokyo Disneyland Closed Due to Coronavirus
Tokyo Disneyland has followed suit of two other overseas Disney Parks. Disney had previously announced closures in Shanghai and Hong Kong due to the coronavirus. Now, Tokyo Disneyland will close through March 15.
Kyodo News reported, “Oriental Land Co., operator of the Tokyo Disney Resort, made the announcement on Friday, saying that the policy is in line with the government’s request this week to cancel or postpone big events for the next two weeks.”
Tweets Sharing the News
NEW: Tokyo Disneyland shuts its gates as Japan's #coronavirus infections rise. That starts this Saturday through at least March 15, says operator Oriental Land. Hong Kong Disney closed Jan 26. Shanghai Disney closed Jan 25. Both are still closed. @CBSNews is here. 🇯🇵 #COVID19
— Ramy Inocencio 英若明 (@RamyInocencio) February 28, 2020
Several news outlets took to Twitter to share the news of the shutdown. Bloomberg Asia reported, “JUST IN: Tokyo DIsneyland to remain shut for two weeks on coronavirus risk.”
— Bloomberg Asia (@BloombergAsia) February 28, 2020
The Japan Times reported, “As a preventative measure against the #COVID19, Tokyo Disneyland will be closed Feb 29-March 15.
Tokyo Disneyland to close through March 15 over coronavirus fears https://t.co/XlUdizmrya
— The Japan Times (@japantimes) February 28, 2020
The official announcement from the Oriental Land Co. can be found here.
— The Mainichi (Japan) (@themainichi) February 28, 2020
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