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Tokyo Disney parks to shut down for two weeks over coronavirus fears

The operator Oriental Land said it currently hoped to resume operations from March 16

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AFP | PTI Tokyo
The operator of Tokyo's two Disney resorts, Disneyland and DisneySea, said Friday the parks would be closed for around two weeks on fears over the outbreak of the new coronavirus.

"Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea have decided to proceed with an extraordinary closure from Saturday February 29, 2020, through Sunday March 15" after the government urged measures to limit the spread of the virus, the operator said in a statement.

The operator Oriental Land said it currently hoped to resume operations from March 16.

"Currently, we plan to reopen on March 16. But we'll decide when to open by looking at the situation

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First Published: Feb 28 2020 | 9:34 PM IST

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