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DATA STORY: Karnataka overtakes Tamil Nadu to become third-worst-hit state

The countries doubling time for total coronavirus cases stands at 53.3 days, and that for deaths at 57 days


Business Standard New Delhi
With an addition 10,453 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, Karnataka went past Tamil Nadu to become the third-most-affected Indian state. Its tally now stands at 592,911. Kerala, meanwhile, overtook Andhra Pradesh to have the third-highest number of active Covid cases among Indian states. Maharashtra remains the most affected state on both counts.
India reported its tenth net decline in active coronavirus cases within 12 days — a cumulative reduction of 77,313 during the period — taking its count of active cases to 940441, the lowest since September 10. With 1,179 fatalities in 24 hours, the country’s death toll reached

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First Published: Sep 30 2020 | 11:15 AM IST

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