(Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday reported 16,317,892 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 204,748 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 1,766 to 300,032.
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 Dec. 14 versus its previous report a day earlier.(https://bit.ly/31Dqz4H)
The CDC figures do not necessarily reflect cases reported by individual states.
(Reporting by Trisha Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)