Coronavirus: Disney temporarily closing North American stores, hotels

Disney announced early Monday that it is temporarily closing all North American Disney stores starting Tuesday.

In an overnight tweet, the company added that it is "closing all of its owned and operated locations" at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California, and Disney Springs in Orlando, Florida, beginning Tuesday.

"Individual tenants will make decisions on whether to continue or adjust operations," the tweet read.

Disney also will close its owned and operated hotels at its Walt Disney World Resort and Vero Beach Resort in Florida starting at 5 p.m. Friday.

"We will continue to monitor the situation and maintain regular contact with the appropriate officials and health experts," the company said.

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