Argentine court orders Buenos Aires schools to open despite COVID-19 surge

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    Schools in Argentina’s capital have reopened after a court ruling rejected a government order requiring classes go online for two weeks.

    The government announced new coronavirus restrictions last week, in and around the capital Buenos Aires to curb a rise in infections.

    New coronavirus restrictions in Buenos Aires have created tension between the federal administration and city authorities, as well as parents and teachers.

    Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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