Shanghai Disneyland is taking precautions for coronavirus.
In a statement published on the Shanghai Disney Resort’s website Friday, the resort announced Shanghai Disneyland would temporarily close starting on Saturday in “response to the prevention and control of the disease outbreak.”
By doing so, park officials hope to “to ensure the health and safety” of guests and employees. The Chinese resort will also close Disneytown, Walt Disney Grand Theatre and Wishing Star Park.
“We will continue to carefully monitor the situation and be in close contact with the local government, and we will announce the reopening date upon confirmation,” read the statement.
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The resort will work to refund guests who have purchased tickets to the park, a stay at a resort hotel or tickets for their “Beauty and the Beast” Mandarin Production.
The resort said more information on how customers can obtain refunds will be posted on the resort’s official platforms “as soon as possible.”
USA TODAY has reached out to the resort for additional comment and information.
A second case of the virus was confirmed in the U.S. Friday, along with three cases in France.
Public transportation halted for roughly 36 million people in 13 cities in central China, including Wuhan, where the virus was first detected last month. Other major cities across the country canceled events tied to the Lunar New Year celebration, a busy time for travel.
Beijing’s Forbidden City is among tourist spots that have closed. Reuters and CNN reported that part of the Great Wall near Beijing will close starting Saturday.
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Contributing:Ryan W. Miller and Grace Hauck, USA TODAY, Associated Press