Coronavirus: Newport Aquarium extends temporary closure to mid-May

Coronavirus: Newport Aquarium extends temporary closure to mid-May
This is Mighty Mike at the Newport Aquarium (Contributed)

Newport Aquarium is temporarily closed and officials are hoping to re-open in mid-May or as soon thereafter.

The facility will be extending passes by the number of days it remains closed and more benefits will be added. Those will be revealed as a firm opening date is established.

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We will continue to monitor this developing situation, consult with medical experts and follow official recommendations from public health officials to determine a re-opening date.