Disney had previously said it would cut $900 million in planned capital expenditures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Orange County Mayor may ask Disney World to “reevaluate” reopening if COVID-19 outbreaks are tied to theme parks
Mayor Jerry Demings also said there's no indications that other reopened theme parks caused an increase in COVID-19 cases.
Even during a pandemic, some guests appeared to go to Magic Kingdom solely to buy piles of merchandise, likely to be resold later.
Crowds were light, face masks stayed on and reminders of the new safety measures were everywhere.
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.
Disneyland unions want a plan for regularly testing employees for COVID-19 before reopening the resort's two theme parks.