Virus tests for air tickets

  • The Armed Forces Division and the Directorate General of Health Services run the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers at the DNCC Market in Dhaka’s Mohakhali. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The Armed Forces Division and the Directorate General of Health Services run the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers at the DNCC Market in Dhaka’s Mohakhali. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Sample collection begins at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers at the DNCC Market at 8 am. Health workers say they work until at least 8 pm. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Sample collection begins at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers at the DNCC Market at 8 am. Health workers say they work until at least 8 pm. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A Bangladeshi expatriate from Germany takes a photo of a poster containing information at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market on Sep 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A Bangladeshi expatriate from Germany takes a photo of a poster containing information at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market on Sep 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Seven out of the 17 kiosks to collect samples were open at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market on Sep 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Seven out of the 17 kiosks to collect samples were open at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market on Sep 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rakib Hossain, a medical technologist at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market, says it takes at least five hours to deliver the results. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rakib Hossain, a medical technologist at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market, says it takes at least five hours to deliver the results. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A Bangladeshi expatriate from the US receives his COVID-19 test report at the centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market on Sep 26, 2020 a day after giving the sample. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A Bangladeshi expatriate from the US receives his COVID-19 test report at the centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market on Sep 26, 2020 a day after giving the sample. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A health worker takes swabs from an overseas air passenger at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market on Sep 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A health worker takes swabs from an overseas air passenger at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market on Sep 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A health worker takes swabs from an overseas air passenger at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market on Sep 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A health worker takes swabs from an overseas air passenger at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market on Sep 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A health worker takes swabs from an overseas air passenger at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market on Sep 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A health worker takes swabs from an overseas air passenger at the COVID-19 test centre for overseas air passengers in Dhaka’s DNCC Market on Sep 26, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi