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DATA STORY: India sees biggest single-day jump in active cases since Sep 28

India on Tuesday conducted 1,159,032 coronavirus tests, taking the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 134,841,307. The test positivity rate recorded was 3.8%

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Contrary to the fairly consistent trend of daily net reduction, India’s count of active coronavirus cases saw a significant jump on Wednesday. With an addition of 6,079, the most in a day since September 28, the number reached 444,746, or 2.60 per cent (one in 38) of all active cases globally. Overall, the country added 44,376 cases to take its tally to 9,222,216.
 
National capital Delhi, which is witnessing a third wave of infections, reported an increase of 6,224 cases and 109 more deaths in the past 24 hours. Its tally now stands at 540,541, and death toll at

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First Published: Nov 25 2020 | 11:36 AM IST

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