Walt Disney World Resort to Close Beginning March 16th Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

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Disney officially announced that the Walt Disney World Resort will close March 16th through the end of the month due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The announcement was made via Twitter:

The Walt Disney World Resort will pay scheduled cast members during the two week period and the resorts and Disney Springs will remain operational.

Earlier in the day Disneyland announced the closure of its parks while the parks in Asia closed at varying times over the last month.