JM | Nov 14, 2020

US COVID-19 deaths rise to 243,580, Jamaica at 229

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A subway rider passes ads for face masks at Times Square station in Manhattan, as the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in New York City, U.S., November 14, 2020. (Photo: REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs)


The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 10,690,665 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 181,801 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 1,364 to 243,580.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19 as of 4 p.m. ET on November 13, compared with its previous report released a day earlier.

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

Earlier today, the Ministry of Health and Wellness in Jamaica reported there had been 57 new COVID-19 cases confirmed for Friday (November 13) bringing total cases to 9,780, and two new confirmed deaths, bringing that total to 229.


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