Coronavirus live news: six US states see record hospital patients; Facebook deletes Trump post

Brazil sees highest cases in almost a month; Facebook and Twitter take action against Trump for suggesting that Covid-19 was just like the flu; Italy to require masks indoors. Follow the latest updates

11.51pm BST

Hello and welcome to today’s live coronavirus coverage with me, Helen Sullivan.

I’ll be bringing you the latest pandemic developments from around the world for the next few hours.

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