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U.S. CDC Reports 173,490 Deaths from Coronavirus

Saudi Press Agency

Friday 1442/1/2 - 2020/08/21

Washington, Aug 21,2020,SPA -- The number of deaths due to the new coronavirus had risen in the United States of America by 1,074 to 173,490 and reported 5,551,793 cases, an increase of 44,864 cases from its previous count, Reuters quoted the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as saying today, on Friday.

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 Aug. 20 versus its previous report a day earlier.

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

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22:24 LOCAL TIME 19:24 GMT
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