In Denmark, slow return to normal for students

Germany, Italy and Spain are among other countries easing restrictions but nowhere more so than Denmark.
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Overseas tonight, the effort to reopen. James Longman from Denmark tonight. Reporter: Back to school. These Danish students are back in class after weeks in lockdown. Some of the first in Europe, a continent slowly crawling back to life. Germany, Italy, and Spain among other countries easing restrictions but nowhere more so than Denmark. How does it feel? Very good. Reporter: Smaller businesses like hairdressers and beauty salons are open and all elementary schools. 12-year-old LIV is enjoying have a whole desk to herself but its not easy. Is it hard to keep the rules of social distancing at school? Very much. I've missed my friends. And it's hard not to hug my friends very much. Reporter: You can see in a busy school, you can have all the social distancing measures possible, but ultimately people still need to be able to move around. There's only so much distance young kids can keep. We must remember that these they are magnets. They want to be together. Reporter: Denmark has been able to do this because they moved fast to lock down after just one coronavirus death. But they're cautious of a second wave. No one has tried this before so we are moving on very cautious and moving on step by step. Reporter: The world health organization chief says the worst is yet to come. A lot of countries are worried about a second wave. James, thank you.

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