Why are some of the Disney theme parks opening while others remain closed?
Disney World and Disneyland Paris are reopening, but Hong Kong Disneyland just announced plans to close.
Getting to visit a Disney theme park will depend on which part of the world you live in. Disneyland in California and Hong Kong Disney are closed, but Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney World are now open for business.
Disney World has reopened despite the surge in COVID-19 cases, with Florida reporting 10,181 new cases Wednesday, pushing the total past 300,000 since the crisis began. Some of its COVID-19 measures include limiting attendance, requiring face coverings for all guests ages 2 and older, and performing temperature screenings.
Disneyland Paris is also reopening with limited attendance, announcing it would have face mask requirements for guests ages 11 and older and implement distancing measures. Meanwhile Hong Kong Disney has shut down because of a spike in cases in the region, while Disneyland in California will remain closed pending state and local government approvals to reopen.