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33000 tons of Kovid waste generated in final seven months in India, Maharashtra leads


new Delhi: Within the final seven months, about 33 thousand tons of Kovid-19 biomedical waste have been produced in India. Throughout this time, Maharashtra produced the very best quantity of rubbish at 3,587 tonnes. This data has been given within the knowledge of Central Air pollution Management Board (CPCB). In the entire nation, in October, the utmost manufacturing of 5,500 tonnes of Kovid-19 waste in a month.

32,994 tonnes of Kovid waste generated up to now

Based on knowledge obtained from the Air pollution Board of the states, 32,994 tonnes of biomedical waste associated to Kovid-19 have been generated in all states and union territories since June 2020, which is collected, handled and disposed of by 198 Widespread Biomedical Waste Disposal Facilities (CBWTF). being completed.

Kovid-19 biomedical waste contains PPE kits, masks, shoe covers, gloves, human tissue, blood contaminants and so on. Based on the info, 5,367 tonnes of Kovid-19 was generated in Maharashtra within the seven months since June. In Kerala (3,300 tonnes), Gujarat (3,086 tonnes), Tamil Nadu (2,806 tonnes), Uttar Pradesh (2,502 tonnes), Delhi (2,471 tonnes), West Bengal (2,095 tonnes) and Karnataka (2,026 tonnes) have been dumped.

Waste is detected via the app

The CPCB in Could developed the ‘Kovid 19 BWM’ cellular utility to watch biomedical waste associated to the corona virus and to compile knowledge via an digital manifest system. By means of this app, Kovid-19 is detected and picked up and disposed of.

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