Believe it or not, just a month post reopening, Hong Kong Disneyland is closing due to COVID-19.

The call to shut Hong Kong Disneyland’s gates for the second time in under six months comes on the heels of 52 newly confirmed cases.

A well-known Hong Kong Disneyland media source and fan account on Twitter broke the news to fans worldwide. The tweet explained that the company is closing the park due to “the COVID-19” outbreak and “official details would be announced later.”

Hong Kong Disneyland celebrated its reopening on June 18th, 2020 with limited capacity and increased health and safety measures, after having to close in late January throughout the first surge in cases. However, since then, the government has shut down most entertainment venues and fitness centre, while restaurants are only permitted to issue take-out orders after 6:00 PM, with only tables of up to four permitted prior to 6:00 PM. In addition, public gatherings must also be limited to 50 people or less.

In Central Florida, Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom reopened on Saturday, July 13th, 2020. EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios are scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, July 15th, 2020. The state is recording thousands of new coronavirus cases every day, making it one of the hottest spots for the pandemic.

Hong Kong Disneyland was the second Disney park to reopen, and the first to close back down due to a second wave of COVID-19 cases.

The has been no official update posted on the Hong Kong Disneyland website year and no closing date had been announced.

Stay tuned as we await further information regarding the closure, including the projected length of the closure, ticket refunds, etc.