The Minister of Education, Niki Kerameos announced at a press conference, that schools will open on September 14 with increased prevention measures.

The minister also said that the school operation plan is based on the recommendations and instructions of the National Committee for Public Health Protection against Covid-19, which took into account the latest epidemiological and scientific data.

She also clarified that each step will be evaluated and updated if necessary, on the basis of the evolution of the pandemic, at a local, regional and national level.

Ms. Kerameos recalled the measures that have already been taken for the operation of schools, such as the mandatory use of masks indoors, but also outdoors, where there is overcrowding.