Covid-19: Doubling time of cases declines from 504.4 days to 202.3 days

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NEW DELHI: With rapid rise in Covid-19 cases, the doubling time has steadily declined to 202.3 on March 22, less than half of 504.4 days on March 1, official data shows.
However, the growing numbers are largely driven by three states — Maharashtra, Kerala and Punjab — accounting for 75.15% of total active cases, while Maharashtra alone accounts for 62.71% of the total 3.45 lakh active cases across the country.
Active cases increased by 10,731 cases on Monday, as compared to a day ago.
Ten states including Maharashtra, Punjab, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan are showing an upward trajectory in daily new cases since beginning of March.
Six states Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu together accounted for 80.90% of 40,715 new cases reported on Monday.

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