In a statement published last night on its official website, the park warns of a “temporary closure due to the current pandemic situation”although it does not specify a reopening date.

“We will continue to monitor the pandemic situation and consult with local authorities, and will notify our customers as soon as we have a confirmed date to resume operations.”indicates the brief document.

Disneyland He also announced that he will offer refunds or date changes for those who planned to visit the park in the coming days.

According to the latest data provided by the Health Commission of Shanghaiin the city 758 cases of covid-19 this Sunday, of which 734 are asymptomatic.

At the national level, the number of new infections registered yesterday amounted to almost 5,000, of which more than 2,900 did not yet show symptoms.

These levels of contagion are the highest in two years in the Asian country, which continues to commit to a zero-tolerance strategy against coronavirus.

This strategy has precisely allowed it to keep the case and death counter at minimum levels compared to those of other countries through massive tests and confinements in the event of any small outbreak and a practically total closure of the borders since March 2020.

In the case of Shanghainumerous urbanizations in the city in which close contacts with the infected have been detected have been confined in accordance with the “2 + 12” principle of the local authorities, which consists of two days of strict home confinement and another twelve of health monitoring, during which several tests are carried out.

On Friday, authorities announced that they would also include people living in areas considered “low risk” in the next round of mass testing.

Since March 1, more than 20,000 local infections have been detected in China, to which must be added another 17,700 asymptomatic cases -Beijing does not include them in the number of cases unless they show symptoms-, as well as the first two deaths by coronavirus since January 2021.

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