CDC reports 255,076 deaths from coronavirus - Metro US

CDC reports 255,076 deaths from coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker prepares specimen collection tubes at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) drive-thru testing location in Houston

(Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday reported 12,028,081 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 184,591 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,476 to 255,076.

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. 21 versus its previous report a day earlier. (https://bit.ly/36sYS1R)

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

(Reporting by Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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