U.S. CDC reports 2,038,344 coronavirus cases

Medical staff attend to a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), at Scripps Mercy Hospital in Chula Vista

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 2,038,344 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 22,317 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 711 to 114,625.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus, as of 4 pm ET on June 12 versus its previous report on Friday.(https://bit.ly/2UkMHx9)

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


(Reporting by Anurag Maan in Bengaluru; Editing by Daniel Wallis)