Roller Coaster Riders in California Being Told Not to Scream

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Roller Coaster Riders in California Being Told Not to Scream

In a bid to limit the spread of coronavirus, some theme parks in the States have been advised to tell guests to not scream.

With theme parks in California re-opening next month after being shut for a year, the California Attractions and Parks Association (CAPA) has released new guidelines for its “Responsible Reopening Plan”.

Among the advice from CAPA are guidelines which say theme park visitors should avoid activities which increase the spread of Covid-19 such as singing, heavy breathing, raising one’s voice and shouting.

The CAPA also want face masks to be mandatory on rides, and have called on theme parks to make “modifications to seat loading patterns” to “mitigate the effects of shouting”.

Among theme parks in California opening up next month is Disneyland which is set to reopen on April 30 with 15% capacity. The park will also only be open to California residents.

“The day all of us have long been waiting for is almost here,” Ken Potrock, president of Disneyland Resort, said in a press release on Tuesday. “We’re excited to have more than 10,000 cast members returning to work as we get ready to welcome our guests back to this happy place.”