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

Mumbai: Hospital sets up Covid beds in lift lobby as cases rises

Mumbai: Hospital sets up Covid beds in lift lobby as cases rises

Amid rising numbers of COVID-19 patients across the city, Lilavati Hospital in Bandra has set up beds in the lift lobby to cater to coron...Read More

COVID-19: Mumbai wears a deserted look as weekend lockdown begins

COVID-19: Mumbai wears a deserted look as weekend lockdown begins

The Central and Western Railways saw just around 8 lakh commuters -- mainly people on essential duties

Influx of COVID-19 patients prompts Mumbai's Lilavati hospital to set up beds near elevator lobby; watch video

Influx of COVID-19 patients prompts Mumbai's Lilavati hospital to set up beds near elevator lobby; watch video

Amid rising numbers of COVID-19 patients across the city, Lilavati Hospital in Bandra has set up beds near the lift lobby for COVID-19 pa...Read More

Mumbai: BMC receives one lakh Covishield doses; to be distributed in civic and government-run vaccine centres

Mumbai: BMC receives one lakh Covishield doses; to be distributed in civic and government-run vaccine centres

Amidst the ongoing blame game between Maharashtra and Centre over vaccine shortage, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has received...Read More

Taking a COVID-19 test? With labs swamped, you may have to wait 2-3 days

Taking a COVID-19 test? With labs swamped, you may have to wait 2-3 days

There has been a sharp surge in the demand for Covid-19 tests across the city in the last six days, resulting in increased workload at th...Read More

Mumbai: About 33K people inoculated amid vax shortage

Mumbai: About 33K people inoculated amid vax shortage

Beneficiaries took to social media on Friday expressing their displeasure over the shortage

Maharashtra logs 59K fresh corona cases, 301 deaths in 24 hrs

Maharashtra logs 59K fresh corona cases, 301 deaths in 24 hrs

Mumbai reported less than 10,000 cases on Friday, with 9,200 new infections and 35 COVID-19 fatalities on Friday

Mumbai: No COVID-19 vaccination drive at private centres for next three days

Mumbai: No COVID-19 vaccination drive at private centres for next three days

So far, 91 of the 120 Covid vaccine centres across the city have had to turn off beneficiaries after running out of stock -- 25 of them h...Read More

Mumbai: Vaccine shortage forces BKC Jumbo COVID-19 centre, 70 other sites to shut their doors

Mumbai: Vaccine shortage forces BKC Jumbo COVID-19 centre, 70 other sites to shut their doors

Mumbai: More than 70 COVID vaccine centres across the city have been shut down due to a shortage of vaccines, of which 25 of them were cl...Read More

COVID-19 in Mumbai: 26 vaccine centres run out of stock due to vaccine shortage

COVID-19 in Mumbai: 26 vaccine centres run out of stock due to vaccine shortage

The closure of these centres came two days after Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said there was a shortage of vaccines and that...Read More

COVID-19 in Mumbai: With 26 centres shut, BMC manages to administer 56,909 doses

COVID-19 in Mumbai: With 26 centres shut, BMC manages to administer 56,909 doses

Vaccine shortage: Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope says there is no confrontation with Centre

COVID-19 in Maharashtra: State sees highest fatalities this year

COVID-19 in Maharashtra: State sees highest fatalities this year

From Maharashtra to Odisha: Seven states complain about vaccine shortage amid surge in COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 in Mumbai: 61,896 get jabs on Wednesday amid vaccine shortage

COVID-19 in Mumbai: 61,896 get jabs on Wednesday amid vaccine shortage

Amid a shortage of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation managed to vaccinate 61,896 beneficiaries on Wednesday. H...Read More

COVID-19 vaccine shortage: Maharashtra down to its last 12 lakh doses, BMC has around 1 lakh left

COVID-19 vaccine shortage: Maharashtra down to its last 12 lakh doses, BMC has around 1 lakh left

Maharashtra is down to its last 12 lakh doses of Covid vaccines and it is feared that several districts may run out of Covid-19 vaccines ...Read More

Mumbai: Maharashtra braces for tsunami of 11L active cases by April end

Mumbai: Maharashtra braces for tsunami of 11L active cases by April end

Maharashtra accounts for 55% of the overall cases in India

Covid surge in Maharashtra: 59907 new infections  in state

Covid surge in Maharashtra: 59907 new infections in state

Amid shortage of covid-19 vaccine, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation managed to vaccinate 61,896 beneficiaries on Wednesday. However...Read More

Vaccination in Mumbai: Only on-site registration for HCWs and FLWs irks health experts

Vaccination in Mumbai: Only on-site registration for HCWs and FLWs irks health experts

From now onwards leftover healthcare and frontline workers will have to do on-site registration at the government vaccine centres for the...Read More

Over 50,000 beneficiaries  vaccinated in Mumbai on Tuesday

Over 50,000 beneficiaries vaccinated in Mumbai on Tuesday

Over 50,000 registered beneficiaries were inoculated on Tuesday. According to the vaccine data, 50,594 beneficiaries were vaccinated in t...Read More

A health worker takes a swab sample for a Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) at a roadside market following restrictions imposed by the state government amidst rising Covid-19 coronavirus cases, in Mumbai on April 6, 2021.

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Not enough contact tracing is the major cause for spurt, concedes BMC

Mumbai: Limited contact tracing has resulted in a large pool of asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic people of contacts going untracked and h...Read More

297 COVID-19 deaths in Maharashtra, highest single-day fatalities this year

297 COVID-19 deaths in Maharashtra, highest single-day fatalities this year

Mumbai: Another morbid milestone was reached in the state on Tuesday, with close to 300 Covid fatalities being reported, the highest sing...Read More

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