“While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, out of an abundance of caution and in the interest of the health and well-being of our guests, employees and community partners, we have made the decision to temporarily close the Studio Tour in Burbank effective the morning of March 13,” read a studio statement.
Meanwhile, up the road from the Burbank, CA-based studio, Universal Studios’ closed their Hollywood theme park in Universal City, CA.
“The health and safety of our team members and guests is always our top priority,” said a spokesperson for Universal Studios Hollywood this afternoon. “Out of an abundance of caution and in response to the guidance provided by the California Department of Public Health, Universal Studios Hollywood will temporarily close beginning Saturday, March 14,” they added. “The theme park anticipates reopening on March 28 as we continue to monitor the situation.”
Earlier today, Disneyland announced they were shutting their gates for the month of March over coronavirus fears starting Saturday.
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