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U.S. CDC reports 224,601 deaths from coronavirus

Women with protective face masks walk on the University of Michigan campus, where state health officials in Michigan issued a stay-in-place order for undergraduate students, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S., October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported 8,617,022 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 63,195 from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 380 to 224,601.

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 Oct. 25 compared with its previous report a day earlier. (bit.ly/3jbTLFS)

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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