India on Wednesday recorded over 50,000 coronavirus in a single day for the first time since the start of the pandemic. According to the health ministry data released on Thursday morning, 52,123 new cases were reported in the country taking the count to over 15.8 lakh. Government data shows that 775 people died due to the infection in the last 24 hours taking the total fatalities to close to 35,000. Over 10 lakh people have so far recovered from the contagion. The five states that reported the biggest spike in cases in the last 24 hours are Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh.