will close again due to a second of COVID-19 in the area, according to a tweet from local media source HKDL of Fantasy as well as numerous additional sources.
“HKDL Updates | Due to the of COVID-19, HKDL will be closed again. Official details will be announced later.”
Note, the Hong Kong Disneyland website still lists the park as open. However, some users have reported seeing the below tweet limiting ticket purchases. We didn’t find this message when logging on to the site.
HKDL ticket calendar updated: pic.twitter.com/LxHSjRFrpV
— Scott Gustin (@ScottGustin) July 13, 2020
⚠️HKDL Updates | Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, HKDL will be closed again. Official details will be announced later. #hongkongdisneyland #hkdisneyland #hkdl #disneyparks #香港ディズニーランド #ディズニーランド #hk #hongkong pic.twitter.com/OWeQgbtL1t
— HKDL of Fantasy (@hkdl_of_fantasy) July 13, 2020
JUST IN: Hong Kong Disneyland park will temporarily close from July 15.
The resort is closing down again after reopening on June 18.
— Frank Pallotta (@frankpallotta) July 13, 2020
Disney confirms Hong Kong Disneyland will close again on July 15.
"As required by the government and health authorities in line with prevention efforts taking place across Hong Kong, Hong Kong Disneyland park will temporarily close from July 15."
Resort hotels will remain open. pic.twitter.com/xfiVbMepVa
— Scott Gustin (@ScottGustin) July 13, 2020
reopened on June 18th
was the second to reopen after Disney , as the ‘s owners International theme parks limited deemed it appropriate, in association with the Government.
It marks a worrying trend for fans of Disney parks around the world, as cases continue to rise in Orlando despite and Disney’s Animal Kingdom opening their doors on Saturday. It also throws into question whether Disneyland Paris will reopen this week as initially planned.
The Hong Kong introduced many measures ahead of to ensure guest safety including social distancing, . You can were unable to physically interact with guests, and compulsory face masks while read the full health and safety policy here.
However, an update from CNN also confirmed that Disneyland Resort hotels will remain open:
“As required by the government and health authorities in line with prevention efforts taking place across Hong Kong, Hong Kong Disneyland park will temporarily close from July 15. The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort hotels will remain open with an adjusted level of services. They have put in place enhanced health and safety measures that reflect the guidance of health and government authorities, such as social distancing measures and increased cleaning and sanitization,” a Disney spokesperson told CNN.
due to third
However, seemingly haven’t been effective enough to halt in the area, and the has reportedly ignited a third wave in .
Disney have yet to comment, and it’s unclear if fellow will also be forced to temporarily close its doors.
is to close once more, it could have dire consequences for the Hong Kong economy. industry was hit hard during the initial wave, and if its There has been no word from , so it’s safe to assume that Disney will continue to operate as normal.
How bad is definitely close?‘s third wave? Will
While we still haven’t had official word from the ‘s social channels, a report from the South China Morning Post definitely seems to indicate that this third wave will enforce its imminent closure.
has drastically tightened social-distancing rules, banning dine-in services at restaurants from 6pm to 5am, and making mask-wearing mandatory on public transport, as the city recorded 41 local coronavirus cases on Monday, nearly half from an unknown source.
The limit on public gatherings will also be reduced back from 50 to four people, while the number of patrons allowed at a table in restaurants will be capped at four.
Twelve types of premises, including gyms, would also be asked to shut down.
In a press conference held at 8pm on Monday, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said the new arrangements would come into effect on Wednesday.
Authorities are battling a third coronavirus wave, with clusters emerging across the city, as well as a string of cases tied to returnees. Eleven of the new Covid-19 cases are from overseas, helping to push the overall tally to 1,521, with eight related deaths.”
Inside the Magic will update you as we hear more information.