Aerobiologia (Bologna) 2021 17;37(1):79-103. Epub 2020 Nov 17.
Department of Geography, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342011 India.
Abstract: The COVID-19 lockdown has not only helped in combating the community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 but also improved air quality in a very emphatic manner in most of the countries. In India, the first phase of COVID-19 lockdown came into force on March 25, 2020, which was later continued in the next phases. The purpose of this study was to investigate the result of lockdown on air quality of major metropolitan cities-Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Jaipur, and Lucknow-from March 25 to May 3, 2020. Read More