Coronavirus live news: US records highest daily case increase, 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 1700 people spoke to researchers six months after they had been discharged from hospital in Wuhan.

According to the study, fatigue or muscle weakness was the most reported symptom (63%) followed by sleep difficulties (26%) and anxiety or depression (23%).

An exhibition on the fight against the coronavirus disease in Wuhan
An exhibition on the fight against the coronavirus disease in Wuhan Photograph: Tingshu Wang/Reuters

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:

Speaking of Covid-19 vaccination programs, this is interesting: Indonesia is reportedly planning to start vaccinations in the contested province of West Papua next week:

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Here is a piece some of you may have missed earlier, about the countries that are waiting to see how Covid-19 vaccinations unfold elsewhere before launching programs of their own:

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Hello and welcome to our continuing coverage of Covid-19 around the world.

Here are the major developments from the last few hours:

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