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No coronavirus spike found after re-opening schools in 22 EU countries

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However, France has closed 70 schools where new cases were found just a week after reopening
Chazan, David., & Crisp, James
Publication Date: 
18 May 2020


There has been no significant increase in coronavirus infections after schools in 22 EU countries were reopened, EU education ministers heard at a video conference on Monday. 

After the meeting of ministers, Blaženka Divjak, Croatia’s minister, told reporters in Brussels most of the schools had only been open for a fortnight.

“We are at the beginning of reopening of the education system in Europe,” she said, “in our discussion today, we have examined various related organisational and safety aspects.”

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