California Gov. Gavin Newsom said this week that the state is “getting closer” to issuing guidelines for theme parks — like Disneyland — to reopen in the near future.
California theme parks — like Disneyland, Universal Studios, Knott’s Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain, SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California — remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
- “Conversations are ongoing, just as a reminder, for theme parks, amusement parks and the like,” Newsom said, according to the Orange County Register.
Negotiations to reopen the theme parks are “making progress,” he said.
- “There are still many areas where we are open-ended in terms of our negotiations. Making progress and advancing in the same space. Getting closer to concluding when and how to safely reopen those sectors.”
Epidemiological data will be a key factory, he said, according to the Orange County Register.
- “The epi data shows us the way and provides us the capacity to make determinations. We will make those determinations in real time.”
- “We are working with them,” Newsom said. “We set our discussions aside on that. They’re forthcoming.”