US CDC Reports 4,542,579 Coronavirus Cases


(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.

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FILE PHOTO: Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) depart with patient to Hialeah hospital where patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated

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.

(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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