Comm.protocol Event Loop error 24

Has anyone ever seen this issue before (P1 DeviceOS 2.0.0-rc.1)?

0000044818 [comm.protocol] ERROR: Event loop error 24
0000044833 [app.wfi] WARN: WS_RUN W.rdy=1 IP=0 
0000044938 [system] WARN: Cloud socket connection failed: -230
0000044938 [system] WARN: Internet test failed: DNS
0000044938 [system] WARN: Handling cloud error: 2

Note: "[app.wfi] WARN: WS_RUN W.rdy=1 IP=0 " is from the app. It indicates that WiFi.ready() is returning true but the device IP is

Problem is that WiFi disconnects and we cannot connect again until the device is reset.

Q1. Am wondering if this was a side effect of the Particle cloud issue “Integrations not triggering - 2 October 2020”? (As discussed here: Webhook requests gone)

Q2. Any thoughts on how to remedy (I suppose upon detecting the condition: WiFi.ready() == true but the device IP is