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U.S. CDC reports 245,470 deaths from coronavirus

A boy wearing a face mask walks by a low rider car outside one of the city's most popular restaurants amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in El Paso, Texas, U.S. November 15, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Pierre Aguirre

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported 10,984,398 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 138,025 from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 660 to 245,470.

The CDC reported its tally of COVID-19 cases as of 4 p.m. ET on Nov. 15, compared with its previous report released a day earlier.

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

Reporting by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni