Orange County Mayor Says Disney World Could Remain Closed Through June; Late Summer

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Disney World Closure

The current global pandemic going on, it has affected several different businesses worldwide, including Disney Parks.

One business in particular that has had to make sacrifices due to the recent pandemic is the Walt Disney Company, including the Disney Parks.

Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resort, and the other Disney Parks across the globe have unfortunately seen significant losses due to their temporary Park closures, in fact, we recently reported that a Wells Fargo analyst stated that it is believed the Disney Parks could continue on this rough financial path event beyond the reopening of the theme parks and could continue for as long as the next two years!

Related: Analyst Predicts Disney Parks Attendance May Not Normalize For Years After Reopening

Cast Members in front of Epcot Ball
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Orange County Mayor Makes A Statement

But now we may have some insight on when we could see the Disney Parks in Orlando, Florida, reopened to the public. During Click Orlando’s Financial Fight town hall on Thursday night, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings stated that it could be another two months before officials begin reopening closed businesses. Demings said companies, including Walt Disney World Resort, could remain closed through early June 2020.

“I believe, given the models, it could be June — early June — where we see some relaxing restrictions in place. But they would have to stay in place to some degree through late summer,” Demings stated.

Related: Could Disney Really Open by June? J.P. Morgan Analyst Says Yes!

Cinderella castle
Credit: Disney

More On Disney Parks Closures

Inside the Magic recently reported that Disney continues to make changes and cancel previous reservations for April and select dates in May due to the temporary Park closures. You can read more about the cancellations here.

Inside the Magic will update our website as more information becomes available.

Epcot ball
Credit: Disney

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Here at Inside the Magic, we know The Walt Disney Company is doing everything it can to keep their Guests, Cast Members, and crew mmembers’safety in mind and as their number 1 priority during this unfortunate time. We want to remind everyone to please stay home and stay safe. Please continue to take all safety precautions and follow the CDC guidelines, including social distancing, remaining six feet apart from others, covering your mouth when sneezing or coughing, wiping down doorknobs and door handles, and washing your hands.

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