Disney World Reopens in Florida as COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket, Disney Refuses to Test Performers

Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida reopened to pass holders on July 9 even though COVID-19 cases in the Orlando area (Orange County) have skyrocketed 1400% since May, notes TODAY.

Actors Equity, a union that represents performers at Disney World, asked for their members to be tested as they do not wear masks, however, Disney reportedly refused and is moving ahead with non-tested, non-union performers, reports CBS This Morning.

WPLG notes the latest coronavirus surge in the Sunshine State:

Florida reported 11,433 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, just shy of the state’s single-day record of 11,458 new cases reported last Saturday… Florida is now up to 244,151 confirmed cases with 4,102 resident deaths associated with the novel coronavirus, according to the latest data released by the health department.

(Sources: CBS This Morning, WPLG. TODAY/YouTube)

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