Swapnil Mishra

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Swapnil Radheshyam Mishra has been a Reporter with The Free Press Journal for the past three years. Swapnil covers the health beat for the paper, reporting on the state of the city’s public hospitals and cases being treated at public and private hospitals. He also covers the Railways beat, reporting on issues pertaining to Mumbai’s lifeline. He also keeps a track of trends and changes in the weather for the paper.

Stories By Swapnil Mishra

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Amid rise in cases, BMC plans to to ramp up COVID-19 testing

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Amid rise in cases, BMC plans to to ramp up COVID-19 testing

Will conduct around 7,000 tests per day from current 3,500-5,000

Dispose of used masks, gloves responsibly: BMC

Dispose of used masks, gloves responsibly: BMC

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has given detailed guidelines about the handling of COVID-19 waste from hospitals, care centre...Read More

Mission Begin Again: Central and Western Railway ferry 20 lakh passengers in 21 days

Mission Begin Again: Central and Western Railway ferry 20 lakh passengers in 21 days

Currently, Western Railway is running 350 local train services on its Mumbai Suburban section only for essential services staff as identi...Read More

Maharashtra records 6,555 new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 2,06,619

Maharashtra records 6,555 new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 2,06,619

While the number of cases crossed the one-lakh mark 95 days after the pandemic reached the state, it has taken just 23 days for this numb...Read More

No shortage of beds in city hospitals: BMC amid coronavirus outbreak

No shortage of beds in city hospitals: BMC amid coronavirus outbreak

As on July 3, Mumbai has recorded a cumulative figure of 81,634 Covid-19 cases, of these 24,483 remain actively infected, while 52,392 ha...Read More

Maharashtra records single-day high of 6,364 new coronavirus cases, tally reaches 1,92,990

Maharashtra records single-day high of 6,364 new coronavirus cases, tally reaches 1,92,990

The overall death toll surged to 8,376, with 198 Covid-19 fatalities recorded on Friday

Amid coronavirus outbreak, monsoon brings fresh worries for doctors in Mumbai

Amid coronavirus outbreak, monsoon brings fresh worries for doctors in Mumbai

Once monsoon is at its peak, it will be harder for them to sort out Covid and non-Covid cases

Mumbai: It's raining fresh worries for doctors

Mumbai: It's raining fresh worries for doctors

Once monsoon is at its peak, it will be harder for them to sort out Covid and non-Covid cases 

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: State reports single-day high with 6,330 COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: State reports single-day high with 6,330 COVID-19 cases

In a first for Maharashtra, more than 6,000 new coronavirus cases were recorded in the last 24 hours across the state. There were 6,330 n...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: U-10 age group accounts for tiny share of cases

Coronavirus in Mumbai: U-10 age group accounts for tiny share of cases

How have our young ones been faring in the pandemic? Since the outbreak, more than 1,000 children in the 0-10 years age group have fallen...Read More

Mumbai, adjoining areas to get heavy rainfall in 2-3 days: IMD

Mumbai, adjoining areas to get heavy rainfall in 2-3 days: IMD

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in Mumbai and adjoining ...Read More

Hospitals seeing more mild and moderate cases, say civic officials

Hospitals seeing more mild and moderate cases, say civic officials

However, doctors who are actually treating corona patients say there has been no significant change in ground realities

A health worker checks temperature with a thermal screen at a slum in Mumbai, on Wednesday.

For 5th time in 6 days, 5,000+ new corona cases in state

Sixty-nine of the 198 deaths occurred in the last 48 hours while 129 deaths were from last month, updated to the progressive count on Tue...Read More

Mission Begin Again: Railways to run more special local trains

Mission Begin Again: Railways to run more special local trains

In a bid to ferry more number of essential staff, Central and Western Railway will be adding more 150 and 148 suburban services respectiv...Read More

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: After 4 days, number of new cases in state drop below 5,000-mark

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: After 4 days, number of new cases in state drop below 5,000-mark

In the last 24 hours, the state recorded 4,878 cases, taking the progressive count to 1,74,761, with 7,855 deaths until now

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Coronavirus in Maharashtra: After 4 days, number of new cases in state drops below 5,000-mark

Mumbai: After four successive days of recording 5,000-plus new corona cases daily, there was a seven per cent drop in new cases on Tuesda...Read More

This Doctor's Day is being observed as 'Atma Sammaan Diwas'

This Doctor's Day is being observed as 'Atma Sammaan Diwas'

Healers need a healing touch

FPJ Exclusive: Cases migrate to rural areas; Mumbai-Thane-Pune-Nashik industrial belt is new epicentre

FPJ Exclusive: Cases migrate to rural areas; Mumbai-Thane-Pune-Nashik industrial belt is new epicentre

The Maharashtra government's move to extend the lockdown with strict curbs until the midnight of July 31 comes in the wake of the locus o...Read More

Mumbai Rains: Expect a week full of rain and more over weekend

Mumbai Rains: Expect a week full of rain and more over weekend

The IMD has issued a yellow warning for Mumbai and the surrounding areas, which indicates thunderstorm and lightning along with rainfall

Maharashtra reports more than 5,000 new COVID-19 cases for fourth day in a row, tally nears 1.7 lakh

Maharashtra reports more than 5,000 new COVID-19 cases for fourth day in a row, tally nears 1.7 lakh

Since June 21, the state has added 32,551 new cases. It had taken 69 days for the state to cross the 30,000-mark on May 17, since the rep...Read More

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