U.S. CDC reports 175,651 deaths from coronavirus


AUGUST 23, 2020

FILE PHOTO: Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Houston, Texas. – Reuters/CALLAGHAN O’HARE

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday said the number of deaths due to the new coronavirus had risen by 1,006 to 175,651 and reported 5,643,812 cases, an increase of 45,265 cases from its previous count.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus, as of 4 pm ET on Aug. 22 versus its previous report a day earlier.

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

Courtesy/Source: Reuters