Risking infection on launch

  • Many of the launch passengers wear no masks although it is mandatory amid the coronavirus outbreak as they travel to the southern districts from Dhaka on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many of the launch passengers wear no masks although it is mandatory amid the coronavirus outbreak as they travel to the southern districts from Dhaka on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers crowd Sadarghat Launch Terminal like normal times on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021, a day after a record single-day surge in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers crowd Sadarghat Launch Terminal like normal times on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021, a day after a record single-day surge in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Launch operators and passengers in Dhaka's Sadarghat show no respect for newly issued government instructions designed to contain a fresh wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Launch operators and passengers in Dhaka's Sadarghat show no respect for newly issued government instructions designed to contain a fresh wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers travel by launch from Dhaka to the southern districts without maintaining mandatory physical distancing amid a coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers travel by launch from Dhaka to the southern districts without maintaining mandatory physical distancing amid a coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People risk coronavirus infection amid an outbreak to travel from Dhaka's Sadarghat to the southern districts on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People risk coronavirus infection amid an outbreak to travel from Dhaka's Sadarghat to the southern districts on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers crowd Sadarghat Launch Terminal like normal times on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021, a day after a record single-day surge in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers crowd Sadarghat Launch Terminal like normal times on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021, a day after a record single-day surge in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers travel by launch from Dhaka to the southern districts without maintaining mandatory physical distancing amid a coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers travel by launch from Dhaka to the southern districts without maintaining mandatory physical distancing amid a coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove