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U.S. CDC reports 192,388 deaths from coronavirus

Schoolchildren do online schoolwork at California Hospital Medical Center's Hope Street Margolis Family Center, amid the global outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 9, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

(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 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