March 29, 2020

  • Anguished residents of Dhaka's Karail slum wait for relief on the side of a road in Banani-11. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Anguished residents of Dhaka's Karail slum wait for relief on the side of a road in Banani-11. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Residents of the capital's Karail slum gather in front of Dhaka South Mayor Sayeed Khokon's residence in Banani-11 seeking relief despite a health advisory against gatherings in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Residents of the capital's Karail slum gather in front of Dhaka South Mayor Sayeed Khokon's residence in Banani-11 seeking relief despite a health advisory against gatherings in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A woman waits on the side of a road in Dhaka's Banani-11 for relief having fallen on hard times after losing her job as a domestic worker amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A woman waits on the side of a road in Dhaka's Banani-11 for relief having fallen on hard times after losing her job as a domestic worker amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Residents of the capital's Karail slum wait in front of Dhaka South Mayor Sayeed Khokon's residence in Banani-11 in the hopes of receiving relief despite a health advisory against gatherings in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Residents of the capital's Karail slum wait in front of Dhaka South Mayor Sayeed Khokon's residence in Banani-11 in the hopes of receiving relief despite a health advisory against gatherings in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A notice of closure hanging on the construction site of Akij Group's proposed hospital dedicated to the treatment of coronavirus patients in Dhaka's Tejgaon. Work resumed on Sunday after a day of protests by locals who feared that the facility would trigger the spread of the virus in the locality. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A notice of closure hanging on the construction site of Akij Group's proposed hospital dedicated to the treatment of coronavirus patients in Dhaka's Tejgaon. Work resumed on Sunday after a day of protests by locals who feared that the facility would trigger the spread of the virus in the locality. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A notice of closure hanging on the construction site of Akij Group's proposed hospital dedicated to the treatment of coronavirus patients in Dhaka's Tejgaon. Work resumed on Sunday after a day of protests by locals who feared that the facility would trigger the spread of the virus in the locality. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A notice of closure hanging on the construction site of Akij Group's proposed hospital dedicated to the treatment of coronavirus patients in Dhaka's Tejgaon. Work resumed on Sunday after a day of protests by locals who feared that the facility would trigger the spread of the virus in the locality. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A notice of closure hanging on the construction site of Akij Group's proposed hospital dedicated to the treatment of coronavirus patients in Dhaka's Tejgaon. Work resumed on Sunday after a day of protests by locals who feared that the facility would trigger the spread of the virus in the locality. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A notice of closure hanging on the construction site of Akij Group's proposed hospital dedicated to the treatment of coronavirus patients in Dhaka's Tejgaon. Work resumed on Sunday after a day of protests by locals who feared that the facility would trigger the spread of the virus in the locality. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Amid the coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh, many are disinfecting their own areas by buying spraying equipment at retail or wholesale prices in Old Dhaka's Nawabpur market. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Amid the coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh, many are disinfecting their own areas by buying spraying equipment at retail or wholesale prices in Old Dhaka's Nawabpur market. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Amid the coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh, many are disinfecting their own areas by buying spraying equipment at retail or wholesale prices in Old Dhaka's Nawabpur market. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Amid the coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh, many are disinfecting their own areas by buying spraying equipment at retail or wholesale prices in Old Dhaka's Nawabpur market. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Amid the coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh, many are disinfecting their own areas by buying spraying equipment at retail or wholesale prices in Old Dhaka's Nawabpur market. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Amid the coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh, many are disinfecting their own areas by buying spraying equipment at retail or wholesale prices in Old Dhaka's Nawabpur market. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of army personnel distributing hand sanitisers among the residents of Shantinagar in Dhaka on Sunday to help stem the coronavirus spread. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of army personnel distributing hand sanitisers among the residents of Shantinagar in Dhaka on Sunday to help stem the coronavirus spread. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of army personnel distributing hand sanitisers among the residents of Shantinagar in Dhaka on Sunday to help stem the coronavirus spread. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of army personnel distributing hand sanitisers among the residents of Shantinagar in Dhaka on Sunday to help stem the coronavirus spread. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of army personnel distributing hand sanitisers among the residents of Shantinagar in Dhaka on Sunday to help stem the coronavirus spread. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of army personnel distributing hand sanitisers among the residents of Shantinagar in Dhaka on Sunday to help stem the coronavirus spread. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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