Day 3 of strict lockdown

  • The army working in aid of the civil administration to enforce strict curbs in Dhaka’s Agargaon on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021, the third day of a weeklong coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The army working in aid of the civil administration to enforce strict curbs in Dhaka’s Agargaon on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021, the third day of a weeklong coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Troops ask people in Dhaka’s Agargaon about the reason for their stepping out of home amid a coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Troops ask people in Dhaka’s Agargaon about the reason for their stepping out of home amid a coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The army set up a check-post on Circuit House Road in Dhaka to enforce curbs amid a coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021. Photo: Golam Mortuza Antu

    The army set up a check-post on Circuit House Road in Dhaka to enforce curbs amid a coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021. Photo: Golam Mortuza Antu

  • Troops patrol the capital’s Shahbagh intersection on Saturday, Jul 2, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Troops patrol the capital’s Shahbagh intersection on Saturday, Jul 2, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Troops patrol the capital’s Shahbagh intersection on Saturday, Jul 2, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Troops patrol the capital’s Shahbagh intersection on Saturday, Jul 2, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Troops question people as they control public movement in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Saturday, Jul 2, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Troops question people as they control public movement in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Saturday, Jul 2, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Troops question people as they control public movement in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Saturday, Jul 2, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Troops question people as they control public movement in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Saturday, Jul 2, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Sonia Gazi waits at Matuail on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway during a coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021 to take her son Abdullah Al Baki to the icddr,b cholera hospital in Mohakhali as he has been suffering from diarrhoea for a week. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Sonia Gazi waits at Matuail on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway during a coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021 to take her son Abdullah Al Baki to the icddr,b cholera hospital in Mohakhali as he has been suffering from diarrhoea for a week. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The police set up a check-post at Hatirjheel in Dhaka to control traffic amid a coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    The police set up a check-post at Hatirjheel in Dhaka to control traffic amid a coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • The police set up a check-post at Hatirjheel in Dhaka to control traffic amid a coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    The police set up a check-post at Hatirjheel in Dhaka to control traffic amid a coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • The streets of Dhaka were mostly empty in the afternoon of Saturday, Jul 3, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The streets of Dhaka were mostly empty in the afternoon of Saturday, Jul 3, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The streets of Dhaka were mostly empty in the afternoon of Saturday, Jul 3, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The streets of Dhaka were mostly empty in the afternoon of Saturday, Jul 3, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rickshaws packed the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway amid a ban on motorised passenger vehicles on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rickshaws packed the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway amid a ban on motorised passenger vehicles on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People took rickshaw-van rides in the Matuail area of the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway amid a ban on motorised passenger vehicles on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People took rickshaw-van rides in the Matuail area of the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway amid a ban on motorised passenger vehicles on Saturday, Jul 3, 2021, the third day of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi