U.S. CDC reports 199,462 coronavirus deaths - Metro US

U.S. CDC reports 199,462 coronavirus deaths

American flags representing 200,000 lives lost due to coronavirus are placed on National Mall in Washington

(Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday reported 6,825,697 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 39,345 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 438 to 199,462.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by the new coronavirus, as of 4 pm ET on Sept. 21 compared with its previous report a day earlier.(https://bit.ly/2FWikc8)

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

(Reporting by Vishwadha Chander in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi)

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