COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 7th August 2020

UK

New ONS data shows last week 28,300 people in England had COVID-19. This represents 0.05% of the community population, down from last week’s 0.07%

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National Shrine of Saint Jude publishes a short book of essays under the title ‘God in the time of COVID-19’

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UK coronavirus panic as R rate could have soared to 1.8 in Northern Ireland

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Europe

France, Germany and Spain record highest daily rise in infections for months as authorities implement containment measures

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USA

Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church in Los Angeles explains why has stepped stepped around Gov. Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 restrictions

World

Data shows that most countries in the world have not seen major outbreaks as a result of reopening their education systems

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Missing Mass: Social isolation keeps elders safe but lonely during coronavirus pandemic

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And finally, a COVID-19 book for children