Wait, didn't Gates say maybe Catholic Churches would be closed maybe forever?fromrome.info/…/bill-gates-my-c… Do you trust this guy? He and Pope Francis want one world religion. Watch for the coming of the AntiChrist.
"but not wider assemblies such as Masses with faithful." -so the answer is no, they didn't wake up. Just watch: Catholic Masses will be one of the very last events to be "re-opened", probably with permanent changes of some sort -notably communion in the hand.