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If schools were to respect epidemiological measrues, they will be one of the safest places in the country, Bulgaria’s Chief State Health Inspector Angel Kunchev told the National Radio BNR on 13 September.
As the school year starts on 15 September in Bulgaria, there There is some tension among parents.
This is due to students having to wear because the students have to wear masks when not in the classroom and the youngest students not being allowed to leave the classrooms for the whole day.
[Edited by Natasha Foote, Alexandra Brzozowski, Gerardo Fortuna, Vlagyiszlav Makszimov, Daniel Eck]