U.S. CDC reports 330,891 coronavirus
cases, 8,910 deaths
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[April 07, 2020]
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported 330,891 cases of coronavirus, and
said the number of deaths had risen to 8,910.
People cover their faces as they wait to enter a Trader Joe's grocery
store during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) out break in Washington,
U.S., April 5, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Over the weekend, the CDC updated its case count to 304,826 and
said 7,616 people had died across the country, but that the
numbers were preliminary and had not been confirmed by
The CDC's tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as
COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus, on Monday is as of 4 pm
ET on April 5. (https://bit.ly/2IVY1JT)
The CDC figures do not necessarily reflect cases reported by
(Reporting by Vishwadha Chander in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak
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