Universal Orlando theme parks to close amid coronavirus concerns
Universal Orlando hotel, CityWalk will remain open, officials say
ORLANDO, Fla. – Theme parks at the Universal Orlando Resort will close at the end of business hours on Sunday, according to park officials.
Company officials said they anticipate the parks will remain closed through the end of the month.
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“I think it’s crazy but at the same time I think it’s necessary," Guest Isaiah Key Ellington said.
The hotels and the CityWalk attraction will remain open, according to park officials.
Park officials said they created flexible programs for guests who booked travel packages or tickets with Universal.
Anyone with ticket questions can call 877-801-9720.
Park officials said they told hourly team members they will be paid for any work scheduled through the end of the month.
Theme parks at Disney World will also temporarily close starting at the end of business on Sunday, according to a statement from the parks.
The parks in Orlando will be closed through the end of the month, according to park officials.
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