Coronavirus fuels boom in demand for oxygen cylinders

  • A salesman loads the oxygen cylinders onto a rickshaw to reach the buyers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A salesman loads the oxygen cylinders onto a rickshaw to reach the buyers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Oxygen cylinders are ready for sale in a shop in Mogbazar, Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Oxygen cylinders are ready for sale in a shop in Mogbazar, Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Oxygen cylinders are ready for sale in a shop in Mogbazar, Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Oxygen cylinders are ready for sale in a shop in Mogbazar, Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The novel coronavirus epidemic has driven the demand for oxygen cylinders in Bangladesh. A salesman is disinfecting the oxygen cylinders in a shop in Mogbazar. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The novel coronavirus epidemic has driven the demand for oxygen cylinders in Bangladesh. A salesman is disinfecting the oxygen cylinders in a shop in Mogbazar. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many are using locally made oxygen flow metre as imported ones are not available. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many are using locally made oxygen flow metre as imported ones are not available. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers load empty cylinders onto a truck at Tejgaon to refill them with oxygen. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers load empty cylinders onto a truck at Tejgaon to refill them with oxygen. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man carries an oxygen cylinder in his motorbike after buying it from a Mogbazar shop. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man carries an oxygen cylinder in his motorbike after buying it from a Mogbazar shop. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A pick-up full of oxygen cylinders leaving Linde Limited's office in Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A pick-up full of oxygen cylinders leaving Linde Limited's office in Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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