Schools to Remain Closed by January 09

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Bulgaria: Schools to Remain Closed by January 09 File photo, EPA/BGNES

Christmas holidays of school students will continue by January 06, Friday, due to fears of a flu epidemic, Bulgaria's Education Ministry has said.

Schools were to reopen no January 05.

However, a third of Bulgaria's municipalities have already registered a flu epidemic, and authorities are trying to prevent the disease from spreading further.

Another reason are expectations of heavy snowfall and negative temperatures across the country, the ministry says.

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