Disney Park in Shanghai Closes After Flare up From Coronavirus


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Recent Coronavirus flare ups in Shanghai cause Disneyland to close down.

Eva Madic, Reporter

Shanghai Disneyland had to close its doors this Monday, March 21st, after the biggest Coronavirus flare up the city has seen in two years. Additionally, Disneytown and Wishing Star Park will be closed until further notice.

The city of Shanghai has avoided a shutdown since the beginning of the flare up, but citizens are urged to stay at home unless absolutely necessary due to the 2,027 new cases from the days before Sunday.

A statement on the official site for Shanghai Disneyland was released, stating, “We apologize for the inconvenience and will provide refund or exchange for all guests impacted during this period.”  Any visits planned from and/or on March 21, 2021, can be rescheduled for any time within six months from the date after the park is reopened. Tickets may be redeemed at entrance turnstiles with original Government Identity Card or Travel Document that was used to purchase with the original tickets. Any guests that cannot visit within the six months of the reopening may obtain a refund.

Many transportation services, such as buses, have also been suspended and require visitors to show negative test results. All businesses will be shut down except any that supply food and other necessities.