Touring the real-life Hogwarts Citadel would possibly include a coronavirus curse.
Universal Orlando has warned company that they could contract the lethal COVID-19 bug in the event that they go to the sprawling resort when it reopens subsequent week.
“Be aware that any public location the place individuals are current gives an inherent danger of exposure to COVID-19 and we can not assure that you’ll not be uncovered throughout your go to,” reads a disclaimer on the park’s web site.
The blunt discover got here alongside Universal’s announcement that its Florida theme parks would welcome visitors once more on June 5, practically three months after the pandemic compelled them to shut.
The reopening of Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Volcano Bay and Universal’s Islands of Journey — dwelling to the “Wizarding World of Harry Potter” attraction — will come about three weeks after the resort’s CityWalk leisure and meals advanced began working once more earlier this month.
Staff will begin returning to the parks on June 1 adopted by some invited company on June three and most of the people two days later, John Sprouls, govt vp and chief administrative officer for Universal Parks & Resorts, advised native officers final week.
However company must soar by means of a number of hoops earlier than taking a spin on the “Unbelievable Hulk” curler coaster. Visitors may have their temperatures checked earlier than coming into the parks and should put on a face protecting whereas inside, Universal says. The parks may even restrict their capability and ask company to comply with social distancing tips, based on the web site.
“We wish individuals to know earlier than you go precisely what we’re going to anticipate — precisely what we’re going to supply, from the purpose of view of our crew members, but in addition what we’re going to anticipate of company,” Sprouls stated.
Comcast, Universal’s father or mother firm, warned final month that it might lose roughly $500 million in income if theme parks remained closed by means of June.
Walt Disney World equally warned company of the danger posed by the coronavirus because it reopened its Disney Springs purchasing and eating advanced final week. The Mouse Home has not but set a date for reopening its large Florida theme parks.