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U.S. CDC reports 230,383 deaths from coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Orion EMS employees wheel a non-COVID-19 patient on a stretcher while wearing protective equipment to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Houston, Texas, U.S., August 19, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare/File Photo

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported 9,182,628 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 77,398 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 451 to 230,383.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19 as of 4 p.m. ET on Nov. 1, compared with its previous report released a day earlier. Click here bit.ly/3mA7Hfa.

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

The United States leads the world in the daily average number of new deaths reported, accounting for one in every 12 deaths reported worldwide each day, according to Reuters tally.

Reporting by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi

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