U.S. CDC reports 227,045 deaths from coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the hospital at the Mayo Clinic Health System Luther Campus as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, U.S., October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Bing Guan

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday reported 8,834,393 cases of new coronavirus, an increase of 81,599 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,060 to 227,045.

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 Oct. 28, versus its previous report released on Wednesday. (

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

Reporting by Manas Mishra in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber