Spain Reopens Schools Despite Highest Coronavirus Infections in Western Europe
With nearly 600,000 COVID-19 cases reported on Tuesday, Spain again leads western Europe in the number of infections. Yet the country reopened schools last week with strict protocols in place - measures that officials hope will minimize the coronavirus spread, but parents fear will inevitably happen. Alfonso Beato has details from Barcelona in this report narrated by VOA's Jonathan Spier.
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