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U.S. CDC reports 239,590 deaths from coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: An ambulance is seen parked outside the emergency room at Sanford Worthington Medical Center, a 48-bed regional hospital, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Worthington, Minnesota, U.S., October 28, 2020. REUTERS/Bing Guan/File Photo

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday reported 10,170,846 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 134,383 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,859 to 239,590.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19 as of 4 p.m. ET on Nov. 10, compared with its previous report released a day earlier. (

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

Reporting by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni