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Hong Kong Disneyland, which reopened on June 18, is shutting down again after Hong Kong tightened its social-distancing measures following a rise of 52 new coronavirus cases in the city.
Hong Kong Disneyland park will temporarily close from July 15, however, the hotels at the Hong Kong Disneyland resort will remain open.
Hong Kong Disneyland initially closed because of the virus on Jan. 26. It reopened on June 18 with limited capacity and other safety measures, including temperature checks for visitors and employees.
The re-closure of Hong Kong Disneyland comes days after the company opened its most important resort: Walt Disney World, located in Orlando, Florida. The resort opened last Saturday despite a surging number of cases in Florida.
Shanghai Disneyland reopened on May 11.
Some Disney parks in Japan, Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, reopened on July 1.
Disneyland Paris is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, July 15.
Disney also plans to reopen two more Florida theme parks, Epcot and Hollywood Studios, on Wednesday, July 15.
However, there is no opening date available for company's California park in Anaheim following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in California and safety concerns of some Disneyland workers at Disneyland Resort.