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Universal Orlando Announces Closure Because of Coronavirus; A Day After California Theme Park Closes

Universal Orlando Announces Closure Because of Coronavirus; A Day After California Theme Park Closes

Universal Orlando is also closing up amid the growing coronavirus concerns.

Like it’s California counterpart, the Orlando location has chosen to also close as the number of coronavirus cases rises.

“Out of an abundance of caution and to assist with our nation’s preventive efforts, Universal Orlando Resort will temporarily close its theme parks and Blue Man Group shows beginning Monday, March 16,” the park shared in a statement. “We anticipate remaining closed through the end of March – but will continue to evaluate the situation.”

They added that the hotels, and CityWalk will remain open for the time being and that guests who have booked travel packages or tickets, can call for updates.

“Thank you in advance for your patience, as we are experiencing high call volumes at this time. We are working hard to provide a higher level of service and update our website to help serve all of our guests.”

Plenty of festivals, concerts and large events are also being postponed or canceled due to coronavirus. Find out what else…

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