Coronavirus live news: US records highest daily increase in cases, Brisbane under lockdown as single case reported in Australia

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Medical journal the Lancet has published research about the long-term health impacts of Covid-19.

More than 1,700 people spoke to researchers six months after they had been discharged from hospital in Wuhan.

Most of you reading this would have been in a Covid-19 enforced lockdown at some point in the past year. But did you have to wear a mask while driving alone in your own car?

That’s the advice in Brisbane, Australia, which just started a snap three-day lockdown. This was sent earlier today by the state’s health minister:

If anyone in the Greater Brisbane area is leaving their home they must wear a mask throughout the entire period they are out until they get home.

This includes while driving.

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