Tokyo Disneyland, Universal Studios Japan extend closures




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Tokyo Disneyland will remain closed “through early April” out of precaution over the coronavirus, the park announced Wednesday.

After originally planning to reopen March 16, the theme park extended its closure of both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, according to an update on its official website.

“As a precautionary measure in line with prevention efforts taking place across Japan and in response to the recommendations of appropriate authorities, Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea will remain closed through early April out of consideration for the health and safety of our guests and cast members,” a statement on the website read. “We remain in close contact with related government agencies about the situation and will provide updates as the situation changes.”

The grand opening for a new area in Tokyo Disneyland has been postponed from April 15 to “mid-May 2020 or beyond,” the statement added. 

An announcement released in late February on the Tokyo Disneyland website said that the park would close for two weeks as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus in Japan, one day…



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