Guava farmers gather at the Bhimruli canal on boats laden with the fruit in Jhalakathi yesterday. Every year, the largest floating market of guava can be seen on this canal, with farmers from surrounding villages bringing their produce here. Traders from all over the country converge upon the site to buy the fruit and take it back to the capital and other districts. Photo:
Two workers feed oxygen from an oxygen tanker into the central supply of the life-saving gas at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital in the capital. Amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, oxygen produced at home and imported from abroad is similarly stored at different hospitals all around the country to be supplied to wards and ICUs. The photo was taken yesterday.
Photo: Prabir Das
Relatives wheeling Fatema Begum to the Covid ICU unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday, a day after the 70-year-old patient from Barishal was admitted to the hospital. She was shifted from the DMCH’s Coronary Care Unit as her oxygen levels dropped. Photo:
The Shimulia ferry ghat in Munshiganj sees a huge rush of passengers on the weekend yesterday as people from southern districts are heading towards the capital breaching health safety rules. The situation was almost similar at Banglabazar ferry ghat in Madaripur across the Padma. A total of 10 BIWTC ferries carried passengers and vehicles on the Shimulia-Banglabazar route throughout the day.