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Cineworld to close all U.S., UK and Ireland sites this week, source says

General view of an empty cinema foyer at Cineworld in Hemel Hempstead as the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world

Cineworld to close all U.S., UK and Ireland sites this week, source says

General view of an empty cinema foyer at Cineworld in Hemel Hempstead as the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world

LONDON (Reuters) - Cineworld, the world's second-biggest cinema operator, will close all its sites in the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland this week because of the impact of the coronavirus crisis, a person familiar with the situation said on Sunday.

(Reporting by Kate Holton, writing by Estelle Shirbon; Editing by Toby Chopra)