Compared to the past, The Johor Department of Environment (DOE) recorded better air quality readings during the movement control order (MCO).
R. Vidyananthan, chairman of Johor health and environment committee, said the report is based on the Air Pollutant Index (API) recorded by eight monitoring stations.
API readings include the following categories: good (0-50), medium (51-100), unhealthy (101-200), very unhealthy (201-300), and hazardous (from 301).
“As of 9am Monday (April 27) eight API monitoring stations have recorded a good API level, namely Tangkak (23), Segamat (39), Batu Pahat (16), Kluang (15), Larkin (35), Pengerang (32), Kota Tinggi (31) and Pasir Gudang (28), ” he said in a statement released here on Monday.
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