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Chicago Closes ‘the Bean' Due to the Coronavirus

The installation itself has been closed while Millennium Park remains open

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Chicago's iconic "Bean" installation has been closed amid the coronavirus outbreak, city officials announced Saturday.

Cloud Gate Plaza at Millennium Park, which includes "the Bean," is closed while Millennium Park itself remains open, according to the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

All events and programs have also been cancelled through April 12.

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