Traffic on the rise as lockdown is eased

  • The government’s ‘stay-at-home unless emergency’ orders are still intact, but due to the easing of the lockdown many private cars were out on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The government’s ‘stay-at-home unless emergency’ orders are still intact, but due to the easing of the lockdown many private cars were out on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Mirpur Road was busier on Tuesday than it had been over the past one month as the coronavirus shutdown started to ease in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Mirpur Road was busier on Tuesday than it had been over the past one month as the coronavirus shutdown started to ease in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Although the public transport system was still under shutdown orders, many privately owned cars were out and about on Bijoy Sarani on Tuesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Although the public transport system was still under shutdown orders, many privately owned cars were out and about on Bijoy Sarani on Tuesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Airport Road, too, had more traffic than it had over the last one month due to the coronavirus shutdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Airport Road, too, had more traffic than it had over the last one month due to the coronavirus shutdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The government’s ‘stay-at-home unless emergency’ orders are still intact, but due to the easing of the lockdown many private cars were out on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The government’s ‘stay-at-home unless emergency’ orders are still intact, but due to the easing of the lockdown many private cars were out on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The government’s ‘stay-at-home unless emergency’ orders are still intact, but due to the easing of the lockdown many private cars were out on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The government’s ‘stay-at-home unless emergency’ orders are still intact, but due to the easing of the lockdown many private cars were out on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Scores of private cars hit the street in Dhaka’s Motijheel as if it was any other pre-lockdown regular day in the city. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Scores of private cars hit the street in Dhaka’s Motijheel as if it was any other pre-lockdown regular day in the city. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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