India reports 25,072 fresh coronavirus cases

India reported 25,072 fresh coronavirus cases, a drop of nearly 19 per cent from yesterday. About 389 deaths were recorded during the period, according to the Health Ministry.

Kerala contributed 10,402 cases in the past 24 hours to take the total number of those affected in the state by the viral infection to 38,14,305.

The southern state has been contributing to more than 50 per cent of new infections in the country. Kerala has a test positivity rate of 13.63 per cent.

Maharashtra, the worst-hit state in the country, reported 4,141 new infections and 145 fatalities in 24 hours.

Active cases in Andhra Pradesh have dropped below the 15,000-mark to 14,677. The state reported 1,085 fresh cases of coronavirus, 1,541 recoveries and eight deaths in 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday.