U.S. health agency reports 853 new COVID-19 deaths, taking total to 204,033

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday reported 7,059,087 total COVID-19 cases, an increase of 49,871 infections from its previous count, and said the nation's death toll had risen by 853 to 204,033. The new CDC case tally is as of 4 pm ET (2000 GMT) on Sept

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U.S. health agency reports 853 new COVID-19 deaths, taking total to 204,033

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(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday reported 7,059,087 total COVID-19 cases, an increase of 49,871 infections from its previous count, and said the nation's death toll had risen by 853 to 204,033.

The new CDC case tally is as of 4 pm ET (2000 GMT) on Sept. 26 versus its previous report a day earlier.(https://bit.ly/2FWikc8)

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

(Reporting by Radhika Anilkumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Bill Berkrot)

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