(Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday reported 395,011 cases of the coronavirus, an increase of 20,682 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 690 to 12,754.

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 April 7 compared with its count a day ago. (https://bit.ly/2IVY1JT)

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

(Reporting by Vishwadha Chander in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni)

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