Air pollution has decreased in the capital city of Tbilisi as well as in the whole country, announces the National Environment Agency of Georgia.
The levels of atmospheric air pollution are significantly reduced. The content of nitrogen dioxide in the air is particularly reduced, which is likely to be related to the reduction in emissions from vehicles", read the press-release published by the agency today.
Eight monitoring stations in Tbilisi, Batumi, Kutaisi and Rustavi sample and test air quality in Georgia.
The National Environment Agency reported that the content of nitrogen dioxide in the air quality was particularly reduced on the streets where traffic was intense, including the avenues of Tsereteli and Kazbegi.
Traffic in Georgia has decreased due to the restrictions the government put in place to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
Public transport and mini-buses are not serving passengers neither in Tbilisi, nor between cities. Flights have also been suspended.
In addition, many people are working remotely as the populace has been urged to stay home.