As coronavirus lockdowns lift, what's reopening and restarting: MLB, Disney World, NBA, more

Theme parks and stores begin welcoming the public again, albeit with safety restrictions. Sports are also looking to resume.

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Disney Shanghai

Shanghai Disney has reopened after temporarily closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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The COVID-19 pandemic has altered almost every aspect of our lives, from how we work to how we buy groceries. It's also lead to the delay or cancellation of several big events, including the Democratic National Convention and college basketball's March Madness tournament. But as lockdown orders slowly start to lift around the world, businesses and institutions are beginning to reopen. 

Here are some of the events and businesses that are once again welcoming members of the public, albeit with restrictions in place to help curb the spread of COVID-19. 

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Coronavirus reopenings: How it looks as lockdowns ease around the world

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