Report: 3 Cedar Point employees test positive for coronavirus
Three employees at Cedar Point have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), according to a report from FOX 8 in Cleveland. The park employees were screened, as required by state guidelines, prior to park opening and prior to reporting to their work locations, FOX 8 reports. Cedar Point opened to visitors last week for general admission reservations with safety precautions in place. Visitors have to undergo a health screening in addition to wearing masks while going on rides. Read: Cedar Point releases 2020 season opening plan: What to knowThe lines might appear longer since visitors are required to stand six feet apart.
Cedar Point reopens today with changes: What to know
No one could’ve imagined Cedar Point would start its 150th season during a pandemic, that’s what is happening. The amusement park plans to open its gates Thursday after the COVID-19 health crisis delayed the start of the season. The new normal at Cedar Point will require everyone over the age of two to wear a face mask, even on the rides which the staff has tested. In reality the lines will be shorter since they’re going to start off by allowing only 20% capacity into the park“We know we have enough room for people to spread out,” said Jason McClure, Cedar Point GM. Adjusting to these new rules will be hard, but they’ve got a team of staff with new roles to enforce these safety guidelines.
Cedar Point releases 2020 season opening plan: What to know
Cedar Point has unveiled a plan to open their park for the 2020 season -- with precautions in place for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The park will open initially for Season Passholders only, and shortly thereafter for Cedar Point Resorts guests and guests who have pre-purchased tickets. Cedar Points tentative opening dates:July 9 10: park open to 2020 Cedar Point Season, Gold and Platinum Passholders onlyBeginning July 11: park open to Cedar Point Resorts guests and 2020 Cedar Point Season, Gold and Platinum PassholdersAlready announced: Cedar Points Hotel Breakers and Lighthouse Point RV sites will be open June 12 27, prior to Cedar Points openingThe safety of all of our guests and associates has always been, and will always be our top priority. Were looking forward to returning to summertime fun in a safe and healthy manner, said Jason McClure, vice president and general manager of Cedar Point. Guests who stay at a Cedar Point Resorts property will have guaranteed entry to Cedar Point for each day of their stay, beginning the day after check in, but must purchase a ticket or have a 2020 Season Pass.