Dhaka streets deserted in lockdown

  • Pragati Sarani in Dhaka is clear of traffic on Thursday, Jul 1, 2021 after the government clamped a stricter lockdown to subdue a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pragati Sarani in Dhaka is clear of traffic on Thursday, Jul 1, 2021 after the government clamped a stricter lockdown to subdue a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Pragati Sarani in Dhaka is clear of traffic on Thursday, Jul 1, 2021 after the government clamped a stricter lockdown to subdue a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pragati Sarani in Dhaka is clear of traffic on Thursday, Jul 1, 2021 after the government clamped a stricter lockdown to subdue a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A view of Gulshan-2 intersection in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 1, 2021, the first day of a strict weeklong coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A view of Gulshan-2 intersection in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 1, 2021, the first day of a strict weeklong coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Bijoy Sharani intersection is clear of traffic on Thursday, July 1, 2021, after the government imposed a lockdown to deal with a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Bijoy Sharani intersection is clear of traffic on Thursday, July 1, 2021, after the government imposed a lockdown to deal with a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka is clear of traffic on Thursday, July 1, 2021, the first day of a nationwide lockdown to curb a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka is clear of traffic on Thursday, July 1, 2021, the first day of a nationwide lockdown to curb a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka is clear of traffic on Thursday, July 1, 2021, the first day of a nationwide lockdown to curb a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka is clear of traffic on Thursday, July 1, 2021, the first day of a nationwide lockdown to curb a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka is clear of traffic on Thursday, July 1, 2021, the first day of a nationwide lockdown to curb a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka is clear of traffic on Thursday, July 1, 2021, the first day of a nationwide lockdown to curb a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka is clear of traffic on Thursday, July 1, 2021, the first day of a nationwide lockdown to curb a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover in Dhaka is clear of traffic on Thursday, July 1, 2021, the first day of a nationwide lockdown to curb a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi