Pollution may Increase Virus transmissibility making people more vulnerable to COVID-19, say, Experts

New Delhi. The people of the capital are currently facing double wounds. On one hand, the ‘poison’ of pollution has dissolved in Abohawa, on the other hand, new records of deadly coronavirus are breaking day by day. The quality of air quality in the capital has once again risen from the ‘very poor’ category to the ‘critical condition’ category. The air quality index (AQI) level in the capital has crossed 400, which falls in the worst category.

According to the data released today by Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), AQI 405 recorded in Alipur in the morning and 401 in Anand Vihar. It was 410 in Wazirpur. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the AQI level in Jahangirpuri measured 420.

IQU 311 in Lodhi Road, 376 in RK Puram, 384 on ITO, and 387 in Punjabi Bagh which falls in the ‘very poor’ category. Meanwhile, in Delhi on Wednesday evening, 5163 new cases of Corona have been reported. In view of new records of Coronavirus breaking in the capital and the severe contamination of Abohawa, the Delhi government has decided not to open schools yet. Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia gave this information to reporters on Wednesday. In the previous order, the schools were close till October 31 and now they will remain closed till the next order.

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