COVID cases continue to rise in the country. Maharashtra reported 10,425 new infections and 329 deaths on August 25 taking the total number of positive cases to 7,03,823. Andhra Pradesh reported 9,927 new COVID-19 positive cases taking the total number of cases to 3,71,639. National Capital reported 1,544 new COVID cases with 17 deaths. Karnataka reported 8,161 infections and 148 deaths on August 25.