A volunteer carrying an elderly patient to the emergency department of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital in the capital yesterday. The man is a member of an NGO named Brihonnola, which provides free services to patients such as arranging transport and other assistance at hospitals. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Fruit seller Rahim Mia and his two sons travelling to market in Chattogram’s Pahartali area yesterday morning. Because of the “lockdown”, Rahim had sent the rest of his family to their ancestral home, but with his two sons stayed behind. He has to take them to work with him.
This photo shows social distancing, one of the main guidelines to contain the spread of coronavirus, not being maintained when health minister inaugurated the country’s largest Covid-19 hospital at Dhaka North City Corporation’s Mohakhali market yesterday. The ceremony was organised despite strict Covid restrictions enforced by the government. photo: star
Relatives and bystanders help Liakat Ali, 55, after he collapsed at the capital’s Mugda General Hospital yesterday. He went there for a Covid test as he has been suffering from fever and cold for several days. When Liakat regained consciousness, he was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Photo: