Disneyland delays July 17 reopening

Disneyland resort is delaying their planned July 17 phased reopening amid a new spike in COVID-19 cases, the California theme park announced on Wednesday. 

For Walt Disney World, this will be the longest closure in its history

Rarely, Walt Disney World will close, but the major theme park's hand was forced as government and health officials advised against large mass gatherings. The decision to shut down the park -- beginning on Sunday, March 15 -- is an effort to slow down the spread of the coronavirus.

Disney World gondola malfunctions

Walt Disney World park-goers were stuck for hours aboard the Florida resort's newly launched aerial cable car system Saturday night, prompting firefighters to lift people from the gondolas to bring them back to the ground. There were no reported injuries.