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Here's How Disney World Plans to Reopen
The Walt Disney World Resort fully intends to open its parks this summer.
Yesterday Park officials proposed a plan to reopen Magic Kingdom andAnimal Kingdom on July 11th, followed by Epcot and Hollywood Studios on July15th.
Guests will be required to reserve park entry in advance, undergo atemperature check at arrival, and wear a face mask under the plan. Workers willalso wear face masks. Character meet-and-greets, parades, fireworks, and othercrowd-drawing events will be suspended.
It still needs approval from Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and FloridaGovernor Ron DeSantis. Both have already approved Universal Orlando's plan toreopen its parks on June 5th.
Legoland Florida is set to reopen June 1st and SeaWorld will follow 10 dayslater.
Disney World will enforce physical distancing and install hand-washing andsanitizing stations. Disney has also released guidelines for reopening itsstores across North America, which have been closed since March 17th. Underthat plan, all visitors age 2 and over are required to wear face coverings andmaintain physical distancing.