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U.S. CDC reports 192,388 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

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 6,427,058 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 46,045 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 1,035 to 192,388.

The CDC's tally (bit.ly/2GDSzxr) of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus, was of 4 p.m. EDT Sept. 11 versus its previous report a day earlier.

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

Reporting by Ismail Shakil in Bengaluru; Editing by Leslie Adler

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