India has for the first time reported close to 25,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day. According to the health ministry data released on Thursday morning, the country clocked 24,879 new Covid-19 cases, which is the steepest one-day spike till now. The jump took India's Covid count to 7,67,296. At least 487 deaths were also reported during the same period to take the coronavirus death count to 21,129. More than 4.76 lakh people have recovered from the infection so far.