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Bangladesh
  • Infection:1,72,134
  • Recovery:80,838
  • Death:2,197

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:11,838,384
  • Recovery:6,458,490
  • Death:544,414

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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  • Workers of a garments factory walk to work wearing masks in Dhaka's Gabtoli on Wednesday as the industry resumes operations in full swing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers of a garments factory walk to work wearing masks in Dhaka's Gabtoli on Wednesday as the industry resumes operations in full swing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers of a garments factory walk to work wearing masks in Dhaka's Gabtoli on Wednesday as the industry resumes operations in full swing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers of a garments factory walk to work wearing masks in Dhaka's Gabtoli on Wednesday as the industry resumes operations in full swing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Heavy trafffic clogs a road in Dhaka's Shyamoli on Wednesday. While the roads of the capital were mostly empty during the lockdown over the coronavirus, the familiar sight of traffic jams has now returned after the restrictions were lifted. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Heavy trafffic clogs a road in Dhaka's Shyamoli on Wednesday. While the roads of the capital were mostly empty during the lockdown over the coronavirus, the familiar sight of traffic jams has now returned after the restrictions were lifted. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Heavy trafffic clogs a road in Dhaka's Shyamoli on Wednesday. While the roads of the capital were mostly empty during the lockdown over the coronavirus, the familiar sight of traffic jams has now returned after the restrictions were lifted. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Heavy trafffic clogs a road in Dhaka's Shyamoli on Wednesday. While the roads of the capital were mostly empty during the lockdown over the coronavirus, the familiar sight of traffic jams has now returned after the restrictions were lifted. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The banner to sensitise the public about hand-washing amid the coronavirus outbreak at a place in Khilkhet stands alone while the arrangements for hand-washing have vanished in three months. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The banner to sensitise the public about hand-washing amid the coronavirus outbreak at a place in Khilkhet stands alone while the arrangements for hand-washing have vanished in three months. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A basin set up by Dhaka North City Corporation for hand-washing at Rajlaxmi in Uttara amid a coronavirus outbreak is still there but without water or soap. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A basin set up by Dhaka North City Corporation for hand-washing at Rajlaxmi in Uttara amid a coronavirus outbreak is still there but without water or soap. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The hand-washing arrangements made by the DNCC at its market in Gulshan three months ago amid the coronavirus outbreak have vanished. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The hand-washing arrangements made by the DNCC at its market in Gulshan three months ago amid the coronavirus outbreak have vanished. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Filthy water and waste materials lie on basins without taps or soaps three months after Dhaka North City Corporation made the arrangements for hand-washing. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Filthy water and waste materials lie on basins without taps or soaps three months after Dhaka North City Corporation made the arrangements for hand-washing. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Thousands cross the Buriganga river in Dhaka by small boats sneaking through speeding launches daily despite risks of deadly capsizes as the authorities pay no attention to the passenger safety. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Thousands cross the Buriganga river in Dhaka by small boats sneaking through speeding launches daily despite risks of deadly capsizes as the authorities pay no attention to the passenger safety. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A large and a small boat come dangerously close to each other while crossing the Buriganga river, as reckless boatmen speed up risking lives of all on board the vessels. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A large and a small boat come dangerously close to each other while crossing the Buriganga river, as reckless boatmen speed up risking lives of all on board the vessels. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People crossing the Buriganga river in Dhaka by a trawler without maintaining physical distance amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People crossing the Buriganga river in Dhaka by a trawler without maintaining physical distance amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A family moving house in Dhaka’s Tejgaon with their belongings on a pickup as unemployment and shrinking income amidst the coronavirus crisis have forced many to leave the city or relocate to homes with lower rents. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A family moving house in Dhaka’s Tejgaon with their belongings on a pickup as unemployment and shrinking income amidst the coronavirus crisis have forced many to leave the city or relocate to homes with lower rents. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Shoppers check on cloths on pavements at Rajlaxmi in Dhaka’s Uttara without caring about physical distancing rules amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Shoppers check on cloths on pavements at Rajlaxmi in Dhaka’s Uttara without caring about physical distancing rules amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A family browsing shops on pavements at Rajlaxmi in Dhaka’s Uttara amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A family browsing shops on pavements at Rajlaxmi in Dhaka’s Uttara amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People eating food from a vendor in Dhaka’s Uttara without following hygiene rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People eating food from a vendor in Dhaka’s Uttara without following hygiene rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police produced before the media at their headquarters Md Shahid Ullah, the managing director of Crest Securities, and his wife Nipa Sultana on Tuesday. Shahid is accused of embezzling tens of millions of takas from investors before closing the brokerage house and fleeing.

    The Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police produced before the media at their headquarters Md Shahid Ullah, the managing director of Crest Securities, and his wife Nipa Sultana on Tuesday. Shahid is accused of embezzling tens of millions of takas from investors before closing the brokerage house and fleeing.

  • Bodies of two victims lie after an attack on the home of Ratan Sen Tanchangya, a leader of the reformist unit of Jana Sanghati Samiti, left six members of the group dead in Bandarban’s Baghmara on Tuesday.

    Bodies of two victims lie after an attack on the home of Ratan Sen Tanchangya, a leader of the reformist unit of Jana Sanghati Samiti, left six members of the group dead in Bandarban’s Baghmara on Tuesday.

  • Bangladesh Army personnel visited the home of Ratan Sen Tanchangya, a leader of the reformist unit of Jana Sanghati Samiti, in Bandarban’s Baghmara on Tuesday after an attack left six members of the group dead.

    Bangladesh Army personnel visited the home of Ratan Sen Tanchangya, a leader of the reformist unit of Jana Sanghati Samiti, in Bandarban’s Baghmara on Tuesday after an attack left six members of the group dead.

  • Bullet casings lie at the home of Ratan Sen Tanchangya, a leader of the reformist unit of Jana Sanghati Samiti, in Bandarban’s Baghmara on Tuesday after an attack left six members of the group dead.

    Bullet casings lie at the home of Ratan Sen Tanchangya, a leader of the reformist unit of Jana Sanghati Samiti, in Bandarban’s Baghmara on Tuesday after an attack left six members of the group dead.

  • Authorities at Phulkundi Kindergarten School of Nabinagar Housing in Dhaka's Mohammadpur are struggling to run the school amid the coronavirus epidemic. There may be no students now as the school is closed but its expenditures remain. Unable to bear the expenses, the authorities have now put the school, established in 2004, up for sale. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Authorities at Phulkundi Kindergarten School of Nabinagar Housing in Dhaka's Mohammadpur are struggling to run the school amid the coronavirus epidemic. There may be no students now as the school is closed but its expenditures remain. Unable to bear the expenses, the authorities have now put the school, established in 2004, up for sale. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Authorities at Phulkundi Kindergarten School of Nabinagar Housing in Dhaka's Mohammadpur are struggling to run the school amid the coronavirus epidemic. There may be no students now as the school is closed but its expenditures remain. Unable to bear the expenses, the authorities have now put the school, established in 2004, up for sale. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Authorities at Phulkundi Kindergarten School of Nabinagar Housing in Dhaka's Mohammadpur are struggling to run the school amid the coronavirus epidemic. There may be no students now as the school is closed but its expenditures remain. Unable to bear the expenses, the authorities have now put the school, established in 2004, up for sale. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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