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U.S. CDC reports 4,099,310 coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: The Hollywood sign is pictured through the Hollywood and Highland shopping complex during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 24, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 4,099,310 cases of the coronavirus, an increase of 74,818 cases from its previous daily count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 1,145 to 145,013.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by the new coronavirus, as of 4 p.m. ET on July 24 versus its previous report a day earlier.

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

Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Sandra Maler