Pandemic persists but awareness dissipates

  • Each van crossing the Babubazar bridge carries up to seven passengers. Some have masks on, some do not while physical distancing remains ignored on board these vans. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Each van crossing the Babubazar bridge carries up to seven passengers. Some have masks on, some do not while physical distancing remains ignored on board these vans. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Each van crossing the Babubazar bridge carries up to seven passengers. Some have masks on, some do not while physical distancing remains ignored on board these vans. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Each van crossing the Babubazar bridge carries up to seven passengers. Some have masks on, some do not while physical distancing remains ignored on board these vans. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A van is carrying six passengers across the Babubazar bridge. Three of them have no masks on, while no visible intent of maintaining physical distance among themselves is apparent. A woman without a mask is trying to hide her face when she noticed the camera aimed at her. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A van is carrying six passengers across the Babubazar bridge. Three of them have no masks on, while no visible intent of maintaining physical distance among themselves is apparent. A woman without a mask is trying to hide her face when she noticed the camera aimed at her. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many human haulers travel across the Babubazar bridge from Keraniganj to Gulistan. Despite the restrictions on passengers on public transports, people ignored the directives meant for their own safety and chose to hang behind these haulers to reach their destinations. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many human haulers travel across the Babubazar bridge from Keraniganj to Gulistan. Despite the restrictions on passengers on public transports, people ignored the directives meant for their own safety and chose to hang behind these haulers to reach their destinations. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Carrying extra riders who have no masks is a testament to the lack of awareness on the part of both the passengers and the operators. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Carrying extra riders who have no masks is a testament to the lack of awareness on the part of both the passengers and the operators. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Despite the restrictions in place against carrying too many passengers on public transports, no one appears to care about maintaining discipline when getting on or off buses. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Despite the restrictions in place against carrying too many passengers on public transports, no one appears to care about maintaining discipline when getting on or off buses. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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