Walt Disney World to require masks indoors regardless of vaccination status beginning Friday

ORLANDO, Fla. — Walt Disney World will again require all guests regardless of vaccination status to wear face masks indoors and other locations beginning Friday, the resort announced late Wednesday.

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Face coverings will be also required on Disney buses, the monorail and Disney Skyliner, Disney said.

The requirement includes entering and throughout all attractions as well.

Face coverings remain optional for all guests in outdoor common areas, Disney said.

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings declared a state of local emergency on Wednesday due to surging COVID-19 cases.

He also announced that he is urging everyone to wear a mask indoors immediately.

Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

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