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U.S. CDC reports 1,092,815 coronavirus cases, 64,283 deaths

FILE PHOTO: Emergency vehicles escort the hearse carrying the casket of New York City paramedic Anthony "Tony" Thomas following his funeral during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Bay Ridge area of Brooklyn, New York, U.S., April 30, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported there were 1,092,815 cases of the new coronavirus as of Friday, an increase of 30,369 from a day earlier, and said the number of deaths had risen by 1,877 to 64,283.

The CDC's tally of cases of COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the new coronavirus, was effective as of 4 p.m. ET on Friday and was released on Saturday.

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

The tally reported over the weekend is preliminary and will be updated on Monday.

Reporting by Aishwarya Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Bernadette Baum