(Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday reported 605,390 cases of coronavirus, an increase of 26,385 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 2,330 to 24,582.

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 14 compared with its count a day earlier. (https://bit.ly/2IVY1JT)

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

(Reporting by Vishwadha Chander in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi)

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