The Mayor of Orange County, Florida Jerry Dennings, recently announced that the state of emergency over the county will be lifted, creating fewer COVID-19 restrictions. This means Disney World may see fewer restrictions as well.
Dennings said the large amount of people getting COVID-19 vaccines helped to lower the need for restrictions. The number of cases in the area has dropped since the last wave of COVID spread thanks to the Delta variant in June.
The state of emergency put into place by Dennings required county employees to get vaccinated and urged residents to wear masks while inside.
Disney World may be located in the County, but it’s unknown if this change will impact the park. Disney had their own mask mandate in place beforehand.
All Disney Parks require face coverings inside including for indoor attractions, rides, and lines.
Related: Cruise ship passengers will still need to follow COVID-19 rules until Jan. 15 instead of Nov. 1
FingerLakes1.com is the region’s leading all-digital news publication. The company was founded in 1998 and has been keeping residents informed for more than two decades. Have a lead? Send it to [email protected].