MUTUAL IMPACT OF COVID 19 AND POLLUTIONNEERU DHAMIJA, TANYA KALRA, DIVYANGI DUBEY, PRITI MALHOTRA AND ANITA GARG MANGLA
COVID 19 in India was reported on 31st January 2020. Till now more than 11 million cases and more than 0.16 million deaths have been reported in India. The pandemic has played a major role in impacting the environment due to subsequent lockdowns in many countries all over the world. The Indian environment had also changed and pollution levels greatly affected by the lockdown imposed due to the ongoing pandemic COVID 19 is a viral infection that originated from Wuhan province of China. The first case of. The virus spreads mainly through human to human contact but there have been certain studies suggesting its spread through air and aerosols. It is observed in many studies that pollution can also impact the spread of the virus SARS CoV2. In this review we aim at exploring the various mutual impacts of Covid 19 on pollution and the severity of the disease due to air pollution. An in-depth report of various transmission ways of the SARS CoV2 and the impact of the pandemic on Indian environment including air, water and is also highlighted.