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Universal Studios Hollywood To Temporarily Close Over Coronavirus Concerns, CityWalk Remains Open

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Universal Studios Hollywood announced Thursday that it would temporarily close over coronavirus concerns.

"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," the park said in a statement.

Universal CityWalk would remain open, the statement said.

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In the statement, Universal said it anticipated the theme park would reopen March 28.

The announcement comes after Disneyland announced that it would temporarily close its Anaheim theme parks beginning Saturday.

Last year, the theme park had a record-breaking 9.1 million visitors, according to the Themed Entertainment Association.

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