Manipur is witnessing a sharp rise in daily COVID numbers ahead of the Assembly elections in the state. 

On Wednesday, the election-bound state of Manipur recorded a total of 358 new COVID-19 cases. 

The cases detected in the state is only 24 less than what was logged on Tuesday. 

The new 358 cases in Manipur were detected at a staggering 14.7% positivity rate, a 0.7 percent jump. 

Fortunately, no COVID fatality has been reported from the state in the last 24 hours. 

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The COVID-19 death toll in Manipur currently stands at 2015. 

Imphal West registered the highest number of cases with 156, followed by Imphal East – 72, Thoubal 15, Bishnupur – 16, Kakching – 6, Kamjong – 3, Kangpokpi – 1, Noney – 1, Pherzawl – 1, Ukhrul – 1, Tamenglong – 8, Tengnoupal – 3, Senapati -2, Chandel – 10 and Churachandpur 40. 

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