US CDC Reports 4,542,579 Coronavirus Cases


FILE PHOTO: Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) depart with patient at Hialeah Hospital where patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are being treated, in Hialeah, Florida, United States, 29 July 2020. REUTERS / Marco Bello

(Reuters) – The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 4,542,579 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 68,605 cases from its previous tally, and said the number of deaths had increased from 1,371 to 152,870.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus, at 4 p.m. ET on July 31, compared to its previous report a day earlier.

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

Report by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Bernadette Baum

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