Coronavirus: Tokyo Disney Resort Closes Through Mid-March

Fears of the coronavirus outbreak have prompted closures at Hong Kong Disneyland, Shanghai Disney Resort and now Tokyo Disneyland.

Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea will be closed starting from February 28 through to March 15.

The move also comes after Japanes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for all schools in Japan to close to stop the coronavirus spreading.

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, speaks during a meeting of a task force on the new coronavirus at his official residence in Tokyo Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Abe was asking all elementary, middle and high schools to remain shut until spring.

In an earnings call on Feb. 5, Disney said that closure of the Shanghai park could impact operating profit by about $135 million if closed for 2 months.

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