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Education Minister does not expect boom in coronavirus cases in schools

Bulgaria's Education Minister Krasimir Valchev
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"The situation in the education system is calm and there is no reason to worry," Bulgaria's Education Minister Krassimir Valchev has said. 
Three days after the beginning of the school year in Bulgaria on September 15, the first cases of coronavirus infection of teachers and students have been registered in Sofia, Ruse and Stara Zagora. 
"If we have 200 patients every day, at least 10-15 of them will be students and teachers and this will be the situation throughout the school year," Valchev said. 
Asked why a teacher with symptoms of Covid-19 was admitted to a school in Sofia on the opening day of the school year, the minister said that an inspection was being carried out.

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