While the average number of coronavirus cases in the country are doubling in every 11.3 days, nine states and union territories are witnessing the doubling in 20 days and above. Doubling time means the number of days it takes for the Covid-19 cases to duplicate. According to the data released by the Health Ministry, among the nine states coronavirus cases in Assam are doubling in 59 days, Telangana in 70.8 days, Chhattisgarh in 89.7 days and Himachal Pradesh in 191.6 days. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan had earlier said that the rate of growth of new cases in the country is steadying. Before the lockdown, India's doubling rate was about 3 days.