Super Nintendo World Closes Amid Surge of COVID Cases in Japan

Super Nintendo World Closes Amid Surge of COVID Cases in Japan

 

Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan opened to the public on March 18, 2020, following several COVID-19-related delays. After a little over a month of operations, Super Nintendo World and the rest of the park are closing as a precaution in response to a surge of COVID cases in Japan.

Rising infection rates in Tokyo and Osaka have led to a state of emergency being declared in both cities and the surrounding areas. Last week, Japan saw a seven-day average of more than 4500 new cases, which is the greatest number of cases the country has seen since mid-January.

As of April 25, Super Nintendo World and Universal Studios Japan are closed until further notice.



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