Disney Shopping Center in Florida 'Nearly Abandoned' Due to Coronavirus

The Disney Springs shopping complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, was “nearly abandoned” on March 18. Many of its stores closed on March 17, and the few visitors were practicing social distancing.

According to Attractions Magazine, which captured this footage, the stores owned and operated by Disney were all temporarily shut down, though some other restaurants and shops maintained by outside vendors were still open.

Disney theme parks closed on March 16, with all Walt Disney World Resort hotels scheduled to follow suit on March 20 due to coronavirus concerns. Credit: Attractions Magazine via Storyful