Disney Parks Say Bandanas Are Not Masks; Universal Cancels Halloween Horror Nights

Disney Parks Say Bandanas Are Not Masks; Universal Cancels Halloween Horror Nights
With Florida and California both current Covid-19 epicenters, Walt Disney Parks said Friday that it has tweaked its mask policy for a second time in a week, while Universal canceled Halloween Horror Nights at its two theme parks for this year.

Enhanced safety protocols for Walt Disney World in Orlando and Downtown Disney in Anaheim (where the theme park remains closed) specify that not all face coverings qualify as masks. Updated guidance says neck gaiters and open-chin triangle bandanas “are not considered appropriate and are prohibited from being worn.” Ties or ear loops are required.

Wdw has been open for nearly two weeks at reduced capacity even as Florida virus cases surge. State health officials reported 12,444 new cases today, bringing the total to 402,312, with 135 deaths.

“What we have right now are essentially three New Yorks with these three major states,” White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx told the Washington Post,
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