U.S. CDC reports 696 coronavirus cases, death tally of 25
(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday reported 696 cases of coronavirus, an increase of 224 from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by six to 25.
coronavirus cases, death tally of 25" src="https://images.firstpost.com/wp-content/uploads/reuters/03-2020/11/2020-03-10T170249Z_1_LYNXMPEG291KZ_RTROPTP_2_HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-USA.jpg" alt="US CDC reports 696 coronavirus cases death tally of 25" width="300" height="225" />
(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday reported 696 cases of coronavirus , an increase of 224 from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by six to 25.
The CDC said confirmed cases had been reported by 36 states and the District of Columbia, up from its previous report of 35.
The tally includes 49 cases among people repatriated from Japan and Wuhan, China, where the outbreak started.
The CDC figures do not necessarily reflect cases reported by individual states.
(Reporting by Trisha Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)
This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed in Afghanistan: Politicans, journalists pay tributes
The Pulitzer prize winner, who was in Kandahar covering operations against Taliban, was killed when he was riding along with the Afghan Special Forces
Siddiqui had also covered the 2020 Delhi riots, COVID-19 pandemic, Nepal earthquake in 2015 and the protests in Hong Kong
Danish's photographs were not just documentation, but the work of someone who went down to eye-level, as they say in photographic parlance.