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Greek Primary Schools, Kindergartens and Special Schools Reopen on Monday

ATHENS – Primary schools, kindergartens and special schools that remained closed since March due to the pandemic reopened on Monday.

Classes that usually end on June 15 will now run to June 26.

Precautions and safety measures have been issued for all levels of schools, calling for 50 pct capacity in classrooms, distances of 1.5 m between desks and no more than 15 students per classroom.

Classes will rotate for intermissions, while school canteens will remain closed.

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