CDC reports 525,704 coronavirus cases, 20,486 deaths in US

A hospital worker adjusts as person's mask as he distributes Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to people waiting in line to be tested for coronavirus in New York City, US. (Reuters)

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday reported 525,704 cases of the coronavirus, an increase of 33,288 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths rose by 1,927 to 20,486.

The numbers updated by the CDC on Sunday are not confirmedby the US state and territorial health departments, and will be modified when the tally is updated on Monday.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:02 - GMT 07:02