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U.S. CDC reports 231,988 deaths from coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker wearing Minnie Mouse ears hairband works along another healthcare worker and a Wisconsin Army National Guard soldier at a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site inside the Alliant Energy Center complex, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S., October 31, 2020. REUTERS/Bing Guan

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday reported 9,357,245 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 88,427 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,095 to 231,988.

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

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

Reporting by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi

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