LOS ANGELES (KNBC) — Universal Studios Hollywood announced Thursday it would be shutting down the park in hopes of containing the spread of coronavirus.
Universal Studios officials said the park would be closing to the public beginning Saturday and would reopen March 28.
Universal CityWalk will remain open to the public.
“The health and safety of our team members and guests is always our top priority. 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 theme park anticipates reopening on March 28 as we continue to monitor the situation,” park officials said.