Delhi Health Minister Blames Stubble Burning For Higher Covid-19 Deaths
Millennium Post Delhi|November 24, 2020
AAP’s atishi meets pollution panel, seeks strict action against Punjab, Hry

NEW DELHI: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday attributed the high COVID-19 death rate in the city to the pollution caused by stubble-burning and expected a downtrend in it in the next two-three weeks.

The minister told reporters here that the pollution due to stubble-burning had created a big problem in Delhi. It caused problems in breathing and those who had COVID19 inhaled the smoke, which aggravated the disease, he said.

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