COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 31st July 2020

UK

The wearing of face coverings will become mandatory in places of worship from next weekend

https://bit.ly/3fhawxw

Office of National Statistics update indicates that UK is facing a second wave

https://bit.ly/39KIIAE

UK government braces for Second Wave

https://bit.ly/3fdza1X

Tens of thousands of Britons may have wrongly been told they were free of COVID-19 because of the DIY tests the government uses

http://dailym.ai/3fiilms

Impact of local lockdown in North England on Muslim celebration of Eid

https://bit.ly/30ihHBr

Two women have died, and multiple women have been hospitalised connected to DIY abortion pills during COVID-19 pandemic

https://bit.ly/2PccHrA

Commonwealth

New South Wales grants mosque coronavirus exemption for 400 people to celebrate Eid, while other places of worship restricted to 100

https://ab.co/3fikqyM

Europe

Vatican confirms closure of Argentina’s largest seminary because priests and seminarians insisted on receiving communion on the tongue

https://bit.ly/2DiDPm2

Finally, religious sister gives simple COVID-19 message