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Pollution levels drop in Malaga due to coronavirus lockdown

Malaga city centre - empty of traffic.
Malaga city centre - empty of traffic. / M.F.
  • Carbon monoxide emissions in the city have fallen by 40 per cent because of the lack of traffic

Air pollution in Malaga city is dropping, statistics show.

This is because of the reduction in traffic since the coronavirus lockdown was decreed last weekend.

Figures show that there is 70 per cent less traffic on the main roads in the city centre at present, and carbon monoxide emissions have dropped by around 40 per cent.