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Tokyo Disney parks to close through March 15 over coronavirus

Operator Oriental Land to discuss timing of reopening with Japanese government

Tokyo Disney Resort operator Oriental Land has announced it will close its theme parks, starting Feb. 29. (Photo by Karina Nooka)  

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea will close from Saturday to March 15 to help curb the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, the operator of the theme parks said.

Oriental Land Co., operator of the Tokyo Disney Resort, said Friday the policy is in line with the government's request this week to cancel or postpone big events for two weeks.

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