With COVID-19 cases and test positivity rates rising in Central Florida, Disney World will reopen its theme parks on July 11.
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Virginia State Sen. Tommy Norment called the capacity restrictions keeping the park closed "myopic and devastating."
The program is suspended indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney announced Thursday.
143 workers at the Paddlefish and Terralina Crafted Italian restaurants at Disney Springs will be laid off.
The ride will be rethemed to 2009's "The Princess and the Frog," though it will reopen in its current form at Magic Kingdom next month.
Segments of Disney’s vast theme park workforce are opposed to reopening Disney World and Disneyland — though to varying degrees on each coast.
Theme park reservations will become available on June 22 for guests staying at a Disney World hotel.