Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings “Fairly Comfortable” with Walt Disney World’s Reopening Plan

Just ahead of the parks of Walt Disney World reopening to the public, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings says that he’s “fairly comfortable” with the resort’s reopening plan.

In the Orange County COVID-19 Update press conference on Monday, Mayor Demings referred to the measures Disney is taking to contain any possible spread of the virus, and said “we have to try to get our economy stimulated, but we don’t want to do that at the expense of risking people’s safety,” adding “we’ll just have to monitor [the situation] going forward.”

Guests visiting the parks will be required to undergo temperature checks before entering, and wear face coverings while inside the parks (with the exception of specific areas), with social distancing, hand washing and sanitizing stations, and increased cleaning and disinfecting also being utilized.

Earlier in the day, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis reiterated his position that the parks were safe to reopen, calling Disney’s plan “very, very thorough.”

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