Universal Orlando said the HHN icon's "ominous and unrelenting presence will infiltrate every aspect of the event."
“I know this news is disappointing especially because this year we would be celebrating HHN’s 30th anniversary,” said Universal Orlando Resort president Bill Davis.
Fears over the COVID-19 virus elsewhere are actually leading airlines to increase the number of flights to Orlando International Airport.
The 2020 event was originally scheduled to run from Sept. 10 through Oct. 31 at Universal Studios Florida. While the start date hasn’t changed, Universal quietly pushed the final night of the event to Sunday, Nov. 1.
The 30th edition of Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights will run 39 nights, three fewer than the 2019 event.