Air quality improved across more than 300 cities in China thanks in part to lockdowns, the environment ministry says. Photo: Getty Images Air quality improved across more than 300 cities in China thanks in part to lockdowns, the environment ministry says. Photo: Getty Images
Air quality improved across more than 300 cities in China thanks in part to lockdowns, the environment ministry says. Photo: Getty Images
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China’s coronavirus lockdowns give air quality a lift

  • Environment ministry says levels of smallest particles fell by an average of 8.3 per cent in more than 330 cities across the country in 2020
  • But concentrations are still three times the maximum threshold recommended by the World Health Organization

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Air quality improved across more than 300 cities in China thanks in part to lockdowns, the environment ministry says. Photo: Getty Images Air quality improved across more than 300 cities in China thanks in part to lockdowns, the environment ministry says. Photo: Getty Images
Air quality improved across more than 300 cities in China thanks in part to lockdowns, the environment ministry says. Photo: Getty Images
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