Walt Disney World releases list of safety precautions ahead of reopening

ORLANDO, Fla. — Disney released an updated list of all the safety precautions the park will take before Walt Disney World Resort’s official reopening on Saturday.

Some annual pass holders will get a chance to visit the parks on Thursday and Friday before Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom officially reopen.

Safety measures such as reducing capacity, requiring masks and temperature checks have already been in place. The parks also said they have enhanced cleaning and disinfecting measures in place.

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There’s a bigger focus on technology with the reopening, as the park plans on introducing digital lines and expanding magic bands.

Disney put in place a reservation system to make sure capacity is limited and to monitor who’s coming, but now park officials said guests can use the Disney apps to locate hand sanitizer stations and to look at digital menus.

The plan is for the apps to be able to cut down on waiting times and interaction between guests.

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Disney officials said they’ll have cast members at the park explaining the new guidelines to people and encouraging everyone to follow them.

Click here to see the entire list of the new safety measures in place.

Experts say that the recent spikes in cases have no correlation with the reopening of the theme parks. Still, some families said they will wait a while to visit. See the full story below:

Christopher Boyce, WFTV.com

Christopher Boyce joined WFTV in January of 2019.