Data | How quickly are coronavirus infections and deaths increasing in India, compared to the rest of the world?

India's cases are doubling every four to five days, similar to that of the U.K., Russia

Updated - December 03, 2021 06:34 am IST

Published - April 13, 2020 01:54 am IST

An awareness doll put up at a market in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai on April 11.

An awareness doll put up at a market in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai on April 11.

As of April 11, COVID-19 cases in India were doubling every four to five days. COVID-19-related deaths were doubling every four to six days.

In the graphs, each line traces the trajectory of cases/deaths in a country. The darker, dotted lines are plotted to depict the rate at which cases/deaths are doubling in countries.

Also read: COVID-19 | State-wise tracker for coronavirus cases, deaths and testing rates

Cases

The chart shows the day-wise progression of cases since the 1000th case in each country. Fourteen days* have passed since India recorded its 1,000th case.

As of the 14th day, cases in India are doubling every four to five days, similar to the U.K. and Russia. Cases in Turkey are doubling every three to four days.

Day-wise case progression since the 1000th case in a country

image/svg+xml50000010000050000100005000Days since the 1000th caseNo. of cases (log scale)151050U.S.ChinaIranU.K.TurkeyRussiaIndiaCases doubleevery dayThe U.S.' cases are doublingevery two to three daysCases doubleevery 2 daysCases doubleevery 3 daysCases doubleevery 4 daysCases doubleevery 5 days

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Deaths

The chart shows the day-wise progression of deaths since the 50th death in each country.

As of April 11, twelve days have passed since India recorded its 50th death. And as of the 12th day, deaths in India are doubling every four to six days, similar to Italy , Germany and Switzerland.

Day-wise deaths progression since the 50th death in a country