02 July, 2021

  • Many customers and traders at a fish market at Ahmadnagar in Dhaka’s Mirpur wore no masks on Friday, Jul 2, 2021 although a rapid rise in coronavirus cases and deaths has prompted the government to impose a strict nationwide lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many customers and traders at a fish market at Ahmadnagar in Dhaka’s Mirpur wore no masks on Friday, Jul 2, 2021 although a rapid rise in coronavirus cases and deaths has prompted the government to impose a strict nationwide lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People carry umbrellas as they buy vegetables and fish from roadside vendors at Ahmadnagar in Dhaka’s Mirpur amid rains during the second day of a strict coronavirus lockdown on Friday, Jul 2, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People carry umbrellas as they buy vegetables and fish from roadside vendors at Ahmadnagar in Dhaka’s Mirpur amid rains during the second day of a strict coronavirus lockdown on Friday, Jul 2, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The usually-bustling Shahbag intersection turned quiet on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Kamal Hossain Talukder

    The usually-bustling Shahbag intersection turned quiet on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Kamal Hossain Talukder

  • Vegetable vendors wait for customers beside Azimpur Road on Friday, the second day of coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Kamal Hossain Talukder

    Vegetable vendors wait for customers beside Azimpur Road on Friday, the second day of coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Kamal Hossain Talukder

  • The Palashi intersection was empty on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Kamal Hossain Talukder

    The Palashi intersection was empty on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Kamal Hossain Talukder

  • Police are actively monitoring the traffic at Gabtali on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police are actively monitoring the traffic at Gabtali on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police are actively monitoring the traffic at Gabtali on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police are actively monitoring the traffic at Gabtali on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police are actively monitoring the traffic at Gabtali on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police are actively monitoring the traffic at Gabtali on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A road in Mirupur's Kalshi is drenched in the rain on Friday, second day of coronavirus lockdown. Kazi Nafia Rahman

    A road in Mirupur's Kalshi is drenched in the rain on Friday, second day of coronavirus lockdown. Kazi Nafia Rahman

  • A road in Mirupur's Kalshi is drenched in the rain on Friday, second day of coronavirus lockdown. Kazi Nafia Rahman

    A road in Mirupur's Kalshi is drenched in the rain on Friday, second day of coronavirus lockdown. Kazi Nafia Rahman

  • A deserted Satmasjid Road in Dhanmondi on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Moinul Hoque Chowdhury

    A deserted Satmasjid Road in Dhanmondi on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Moinul Hoque Chowdhury

  • A deserted Satmasjid Road in Dhanmondi on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Moinul Hoque Chowdhury

    A deserted Satmasjid Road in Dhanmondi on Friday, the second day of coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Moinul Hoque Chowdhury

  • The dark water of the Buriganga, damaged due to pollution and encroachment, is turning transparent in mid-Asharh, the first month of monsoon, after rains for weeks. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The dark water of the Buriganga, damaged due to pollution and encroachment, is turning transparent in mid-Asharh, the first month of monsoon, after rains for weeks. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove