U.S. Covid deaths rise to 280,135
Reuters/INQUIRER.net U.S. Bureau
December 7, 2020 at 11:00 am
A patient arrives outside Maimonides Medical Center, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., December 4, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A patient arrives outside Maimonides Medical Center, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., December 4, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday reported 14,462,527 cases of new coronavirus, an increase of 206,992 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 2,310 to 280,135.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19 as of 4 p.m. ET on Dec. 5 versus its previous report a day earlier.

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

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