This is good for Covid-19 patients and others who are suffering from any sort of chronical disease such as respiratory problem.
The Covid–19 has created a mess with the constant rise of second wave.
New varients have been found and things are nit going according to plan. Still, keeping the focus on the positive side, Kolkata’s air quality has significantly improved. With the dip in the number of vehicles plying on the roads due to the restricts which was imposed to check the spread of Coronavirus. An official of West Bengal Pollution control Board said, much like previous year when the lockdown was imposed the quality of air improved. Much similar to that, this year too the air quality has improved.
As per the spokes person of AQ said, 3 important- sulphur, nitrogen, carbon particulates in the air are less seen. Environmentalist S.M. Ghosh said, a low level of Air quality index is good from both side. This is good for Covid-19 patients and others who are suffering from any sort of chronical disease such as respiratory problem. Air quality index (AQI) in the city was between 39 to 63 pm 2.5 in all. Rabindra Bharati University air monitoring station showed that AQI was 95, that too within 100. However, it was. Satisfactory level is between (51 too 100 AQI).
As reports suggest, Ballygunje showed a less 63 level of AQI, Bidhannagar showed level of 51, speaking about Fort William it was 60 while Rabindra Sarobar was at 56, Jadavpur’s AQI rating was comparatively low at 39, marked as good.
AQI even reported that between February-March was alarming. Gradually, it came down to satisfactory level in the April end.
By: Riya Siddhacharjee