Shanghai Disney reopens after 30,000 locked in single case of COVID-19

Disneyland in Shanghai, China, reopened on Wednesday (3) for regular workers to enter – and leave – After counting more than 30,000 people Inside the Magic Kingdom Garden since Sunday (31) due to the discovery of a case of coronavirus infection in the complex.

And China’s Xinhua News Agency released a delightful video of the reopening moment, in which the resort thanked the “understanding, cooperation and patience in the past few days, while Disneyland Shanghai and Disneytown suspended operations under the directives of control, prevention and epidemic,” the statement on the parks website.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Close It happened after one attendee who was at the park on Saturday (30) received information that she had been in contact with someone infected with SARS-CoV-2. She got a positive result on her test on Sunday.

Then Chinese government officials closed Disneyland and Disneytown to control and test everyone present there.

All employees were able to pass two of the DNA tests within 48 hours, according to Disney. In total, 33,863 people were tested, and no positive results came out. And the city of Shanghai reported, 920 samples taken from the environment also had negative results.

All those present at the parks on that occasion must comply with the mandatory two-day quarantine and undergo testing on the first, second, seventeenth and fourteenth days of visiting the complex.

It reopened at 10 am and all attendees were subjected to temperature and health checks, in addition to having to wear masks and maintain a distance of at least one meter from visitors from other groups.

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These measures are part of the Chinese government’s “Covid Zero” policy, which is trying to contain the small outbreak with a strict lockdown today. On Saturday, China reported 72 cases of the COVID-19 virus. Yesterday, that number was 103, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the country of more than 1.4 billion people has recorded 97,600 cases of the disease.

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