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St. Patrick's Cathedral resumes indoor Sunday Mass

St. Patrick's Cathedral Mass coronavirus
Posted at 11:45 AM, Jun 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-28 18:28:47-04

MANHATTAN — St. Patrick’s Cathedral held indoor Mass on Sunday for the first time in three months, with precautions against the coronavirus in place.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan led the 10:15 a.m. Mass. Capacity was limited to 25% and people had to follow federal health guidelines that include wearing face coverings and staying at least 6 feet apart.

The state eased restrictions on religious gatherings earlier this month as part of its Phase 2 of reopening amid declining coronavirus cases.

On Sunday, New York reported only five new deaths related to the virus — the lowest single day death number since March 15, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office.