CDC reports 253,600 deaths from coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Patient drips are seen in the COVID-19 intensive care unit, as the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, U.S., November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

(Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 11,843,490 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 192,673 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,885 to 253,600.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus, as of 4 pm ET on Nov. 20 versus its previous report a day earlier. (

The CDC figures do not necessarily reflect cases reported by individual states.

Reporting by Rama Venkat in Bengaluru; Editing by Andrea Ricci

Source: Reuters

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