12 May, 2021

  • Workers remove waste, mainly surgical masks, without wearing a mask in Dhaka’s Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital amid a coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers remove waste, mainly surgical masks, without wearing a mask in Dhaka’s Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital amid a coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers remove waste, mainly surgical masks, without wearing a mask in Dhaka’s Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital amid a coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers remove waste, mainly surgical masks, without wearing a mask in Dhaka’s Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital amid a coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers of Prism Bangladesh, a non-government organisation, collect wastes at BIRDEM General Hospital in Dhaka on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers of Prism Bangladesh, a non-government organisation, collect wastes at BIRDEM General Hospital in Dhaka on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers of Prism Bangladesh, a non-government organisation, collect wastes at BIRDEM General Hospital in Dhaka on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers of Prism Bangladesh, a non-government organisation, collect wastes at BIRDEM General Hospital in Dhaka on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A homeless man sleeps under an umbrella on the footpath outside Dhaka University’s
Jagannath Hall on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A homeless man sleeps under an umbrella on the footpath outside Dhaka University’s Jagannath Hall on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A car drove onto the road divider in Dhaka’s Agargaon on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 but no one was injured. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A car drove onto the road divider in Dhaka’s Agargaon on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 but no one was injured. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Eid returnees ride on the backs of trucks to make their way home on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, despite the restrictions imposed to curb the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Eid returnees ride on the backs of trucks to make their way home on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, despite the restrictions imposed to curb the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A motorcycle laden with three passengers and their baggage can be seen at Dhaka’s Gabtali on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. They are braving the risks of the pandemic and the unsafe mode of transport to make it home for Eid. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A motorcycle laden with three passengers and their baggage can be seen at Dhaka’s Gabtali on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. They are braving the risks of the pandemic and the unsafe mode of transport to make it home for Eid. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hundreds of people cross Dhaka’s Aminbazar Bridge on foot on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, on the hunt for a vehicle that will take them home for Eid, despite the dangers of the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hundreds of people cross Dhaka’s Aminbazar Bridge on foot on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, on the hunt for a vehicle that will take them home for Eid, despite the dangers of the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hundreds of people cross Dhaka’s Aminbazar Bridge on foot on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, on the hunt for a vehicle that will take them home for Eid, despite the dangers of the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hundreds of people cross Dhaka’s Aminbazar Bridge on foot on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, on the hunt for a vehicle that will take them home for Eid, despite the dangers of the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The government has instructed everyone to remain near their place of employment during the Eid holiday in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus. But many people are still waiting for buses at Dhaka’s Gabtali on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, to make their way home for Eid. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The government has instructed everyone to remain near their place of employment during the Eid holiday in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus. But many people are still waiting for buses at Dhaka’s Gabtali on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, to make their way home for Eid. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Long-haul buses service is supposed to be suspended during the lockdown, but a traffic jam of long-haul buses could be seen on the Tangail Highway in Gazipur’s Chandra on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Long-haul buses service is supposed to be suspended during the lockdown, but a traffic jam of long-haul buses could be seen on the Tangail Highway in Gazipur’s Chandra on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The government has instructed everyone to remain near their place of employment during the Eid holiday in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus. But many people are still waiting for buses at Dhaka’s Gabtali on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, to make their way home for Eid. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The government has instructed everyone to remain near their place of employment during the Eid holiday in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus. But many people are still waiting for buses at Dhaka’s Gabtali on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, to make their way home for Eid. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Long-haul buses service is supposed to be suspended during the lockdown, but a traffic jam of long-haul buses could be seen on the Tangail Highway in Gazipur’s Chandra on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Long-haul buses service is supposed to be suspended during the lockdown, but a traffic jam of long-haul buses could be seen on the Tangail Highway in Gazipur’s Chandra on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Lines of motorcycles can be seen at Gazipur’s Chandra on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Many have chosen to use the vehicles for their Eid journeys home after long-haul bus service was suspended due to the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Lines of motorcycles can be seen at Gazipur’s Chandra on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Many have chosen to use the vehicles for their Eid journeys home after long-haul bus service was suspended due to the pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Police personnel escort their former colleague Babul Akter to a court in Chattogram on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 after the arrest of the former superintendent of police on charges of plotting and ordering the murder of his wife Mahmuda Akter Mitu in the port city about five years ago. Photo: Suman Babu

    Police personnel escort their former colleague Babul Akter to a court in Chattogram on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 after the arrest of the former superintendent of police on charges of plotting and ordering the murder of his wife Mahmuda Akter Mitu in the port city about five years ago. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Police personnel escort their former colleague Babul Akter to a court in Chattogram on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 after the arrest of the former superintendent of police on charges of plotting and ordering the murder of his wife Mahmuda Akter Mitu in the port city about five years ago. Photo: Suman Babu

    Police personnel escort their former colleague Babul Akter to a court in Chattogram on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 after the arrest of the former superintendent of police on charges of plotting and ordering the murder of his wife Mahmuda Akter Mitu in the port city about five years ago. Photo: Suman Babu