COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 27th July 2020

UK

Cambridge University’s Sir David Spiegelhalter says lack of testing means we will never know true coronavirus death toll in the UK

https://bit.ly/2EsHezr

COVID-19 infections are STILL rising in Britain with rolling daily average 15% higher than it was three weeks ago, but less deaths

http://dailym.ai/3hMttKh

Europe

Barcelona cardinal holds Mass in defiance of government’s COVID-19 restrictions, threatening to take legal action against civil authorities

https://bit.ly/3f2Hcun

An overview of the performance of the Polish Church in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

https://bit.ly/3g7jMp1

USA

Supreme Court declines Nevada church challenging state’s ban on religious gatherings of more than 50 people while 1,000s in casinos

https://bit.ly/39vzWGi

World

University of Toronto and the University of Texas research claims stay-at-home orders made no difference to coronavirus deaths around the world

http://dailym.ai/304zuvR

Manila bishop Pabillo tests positive for coronavirus, “I know this virus will pass, so please do not worry about me, although prayers would be very much appreciated,”

https://bit.ly/2WXVoP5

Finally, cynicism about the COVID-19 virus conveyed in this Twilight Zone meme