Warning issued over incorrect use of facemasks

The government's warning people they could increase their risk of spreading Covid-19 if they use facemasks incorrectly.

The National Public Health Emergency Team is set to recommend homemade masks be used on public transport and in shops.

Health chiefs will advise people to use their own coverings - not medical masks.

But government official Liz Canavan says people need to be careful they use them properly.

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