COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 14th July 2020


Musicians in England are warning that the coronavirus pandemic is likely to inflict lasting damage on the country’s church choirs.

Shoppers without face masks risk £100 fine as Government moves to make them mandatory

NHS data reveals 8 out of 10 COVID-19 patients in one English hospital died, with fewer than half surviving at 11 trusts

UK experts fear worst case scenario of up to 120,000 COVID-19 deaths this winter

Is Britain’s COVID outbreak getting worse? Average number of cases jump 6% in first week-on-week rise since May

The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology warns Beauticians they face a two-year prison sentence if they break back-to-work rules


California’s governor orders second round of statewide closures, including gyms and churches in monitored counties

Steve Scalise issues scathing critique of NY Gov. Cuomo’s fatal decision to force nursing homes to take in COVID-19 patients regardless of danger to residents


Director general of the WHO warns that the pandemic is going to “get worse and worse and worse” unless the basics of infection control are followed

Finally, distrust towards the bishops continues to be expressed on social media as a consequence of COVID-19