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Denmark to allow schools and indoor facilities to reopen

FILE PHOTO: Pupils arrive as schools reopen after lockdown due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at Tved School in Svendborg, on the island of Funen, Denmark February 8, 2021. Ritzau Scanpix/Tim Kildeborg Jensen via REUTERS reuters_tickers
This content was published on May 4, 2021 - 08:19

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark will allow elementary schools to fully reopen and a range of indoor activities to resume this week, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Indoor activities that can resume include theatres, concert venues, cinemas, indoor sports facilities and gyms, some sites with caps on maximum attendees.

Entrance to the reopened facilities is dependent on showing a "corona passport", that shows that holders have either been vaccinated, previously infected or have had a negative test in the past 72 hours.

The changes will take effect on May 6.

(Reporting by Tim Barsoe; Editing by Alison Williams)

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