U.S. CDC reports 2,545,250 coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: A San Diego County health nurse collects a sample from a patient at a drive-in COVID-19 testing site during the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in San Diego, California, U.S., June 25, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported 2,545,250 cases of new coronavirus, an increase of 41,075 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 885 to 126,369.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus, as of 4 pm ET on June 28 compared with its previous report a day earlier.

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

Reporting by Dania Nadeem in Bengaluru