Six Flags, White Water to be closed until mid-May amid COVID-19 outbreak

The park announced it will remain closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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The park announced it will remain closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Six Flags over Georgia and White Water will remain closed until at least mid-May as COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, continues to spread across the state.

Six Flags previously announced that parks would be closed through March, at which point the situation would be re-evaluated. The park said in a statement Monday it will open in mid-May “or as soon as possible thereafter.”

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“While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at the properties, the safety of our guests and team members is always our highest priority,” the statement said. “We will continue to closely monitor this evolving situation, and follow the most current guidance from federal, state and local officials.”

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Six Flags officials said dates for parkgoers with prepaid tickets to visit the Georgia park have been extended to the end of the 2020 season. Season passes will be extended for the number of days the park was closed. Members will receive one additional month for each month the park is closed, Six Flags said.

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“Our goal is to support our team members and our communities by never compromising the safety of guests or employees,” President and CEO Mike Spanos previously said in a statement. “Since the onset of COVID-19, we have followed the guidance of federal, state and local authorities.”

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