U.S. CDC reports 895,766 coronavirus cases, 50,439 deaths

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 895,766 cases of new coronavirus, an increase of 30,181 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,623 to 50,439.

Reuters April 26, 2020 02:10:22 IST
U.S. CDC reports 895,766 coronavirus cases, 50,439 deaths

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(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 895,766 cases of new coronavirus , an increase of 30,181 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,623 to 50,439.

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 April 24, compared with its count a day earlier. (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/cases-in-us.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html)

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

(Reporting by Shubham Kalia in Bengaluru; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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