Disneyland‘s planned phased reopening is set to be pushed back due to rising Coronavirus cases in California.

Disney Parks announced the news on Wednesday evening (June 24), along with a statement.

“We previously announced a proposed phased reopening of our theme parks for July 17, pending government approvals. We developed enhanced health and safety protocols for both cast and guests at Shanghai Disney Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort that have been approved, allowing us to reopen in a responsible manner and bring our cast members back to work,” the company said in the statement.

“The State of California has now indicated that it will not issue theme park reopening guidelines until sometime after July 4,” Disney continued. “Given the time required for us to bring thousands of cast members back to work and restart our business, we have no choice but to delay the reopening of our theme parks and resort hotels until we receive approval from government officials. Once we have a clearer understanding of when guidelines will be released, we expect to be able to communicate a reopening date.”

Disney is going ahead with the planned reopening of the Downtown Disney district with their health and safety protocols in place.

Shortly after Disney announced it’s plans to begin reopening the Anaheim parks, fans started a petition for them to not reopen because of the rising cases.

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