COVID-19 tests and patients on the rise

  • A woman is in tears as a health worker takes nasal swab sample from her for COVID-19 test at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A woman is in tears as a health worker takes nasal swab sample from her for COVID-19 test at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The COVID-19 infection and fatality rates are soaring. A health worker is collecting sample from a person to carry out coronavirus tests at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The COVID-19 infection and fatality rates are soaring. A health worker is collecting sample from a person to carry out coronavirus tests at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Health workers collect samples to carry out tests to assess coronavirus positivity at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Health workers collect samples to carry out tests to assess coronavirus positivity at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The COVID-19 infection and fatality rates are soaring. A health worker is collecting sample from a person to carry out coronavirus tests at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The COVID-19 infection and fatality rates are soaring. A health worker is collecting sample from a person to carry out coronavirus tests at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A view of tubes of samples collected from suspected COVID-19 patients at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital as the number of people lining up for tests is rising along with infection. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A view of tubes of samples collected from suspected COVID-19 patients at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital as the number of people lining up for tests is rising along with infection. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The COVID-19 infection and fatality rates are soaring. A health worker is collecting sample from a person to carry out coronavirus tests at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The COVID-19 infection and fatality rates are soaring. A health worker is collecting sample from a person to carry out coronavirus tests at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A view of tubes of samples collected from suspected COVID-19 patients at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital as the number of people lining up for tests is rising along with infection. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A view of tubes of samples collected from suspected COVID-19 patients at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital as the number of people lining up for tests is rising along with infection. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove