U.S. CDC reports 231,988 deaths from coronavirus

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FILE PHOTO: Worthington, MN as COVID-19 cases surge
FILE PHOTO: Worthington, MN as COVID-19 cases surge

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday reported 9,357,245 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 88,427 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,095 to 231,988.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19 as of 4 p.m. ET on Nov. 3, compared with its previous report released a day earlier. (https://bit.ly/3mA7Hfa)

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

(Reporting by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi)