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U.S. CDC reports 269,763 deaths from coronavirus

Reuters WORLD
Published December 02,2020
Kori Jackson hold her son Eli as they spend time together along the beach a day before renewed restrictions due to a surge of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 29, 2020. REUTERS

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday reported 13,626,022 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 178,395 from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 2,461 to 269,763.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus, as of 4 p.m. ET on Dec. 1 versus its previous report a day earlier.(

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