COVID hospitals stretched

  • A person was transferred from Chandpur to Dhaka’s COVID-19 hospital in Mohakhali with symptoms of the disease on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A person was transferred from Chandpur to Dhaka’s COVID-19 hospital in Mohakhali with symptoms of the disease on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Joynab Begum was brought to Mohakhali to be admitted to DNCC's COVID-dedicated hospital by her relatives due to respiratory struggles despite her testing negative for the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Joynab Begum was brought to Mohakhali to be admitted to DNCC's COVID-dedicated hospital by her relatives due to respiratory struggles despite her testing negative for the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives carry a man with coronavirus symptoms to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID unit on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. They fear the man from Sylhet, who is undergoing chemotherapy for cancer, has contracted the coronavirus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Relatives carry a man with coronavirus symptoms to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID unit on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. They fear the man from Sylhet, who is undergoing chemotherapy for cancer, has contracted the coronavirus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rahima Begum, 38, was brought to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID unit on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021 from Chandpur after her condition deteriorated. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rahima Begum, 38, was brought to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID unit on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021 from Chandpur after her condition deteriorated. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rahima Begum, 38, was brought to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID unit on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021 from Chandpur after her condition deteriorated. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rahima Begum, 38, was brought to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID unit on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021 from Chandpur after her condition deteriorated. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Shanta, who gave a single name, burst into tears as she mourns her mother Mayera Begum, who died on Tuesday morning, Jul 6, 2021. The woman from Noakhali was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital two days ago after contracting the coronavirus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Shanta, who gave a single name, burst into tears as she mourns her mother Mayera Begum, who died on Tuesday morning, Jul 6, 2021. The woman from Noakhali was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital two days ago after contracting the coronavirus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Coronavirus patient Kohinur Begum is carried to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. She was transferred to the hospital from Dhanmondi’s Popular Hospital after her condition deteriorated. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Coronavirus patient Kohinur Begum is carried to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. She was transferred to the hospital from Dhanmondi’s Popular Hospital after her condition deteriorated. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A patient with COVID symptoms from Pallabi in Dhaka’s Mirpur is carried to the DNCC COVID Hospital in Mohakhali on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A patient with COVID symptoms from Pallabi in Dhaka’s Mirpur is carried to the DNCC COVID Hospital in Mohakhali on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Lili Talukder, a native of Tangail, was undergoing treatment at Dhaka’s Impulse Hospital after being diagnosed with the coronavirus. She was transferred to Mohakhali’s DNCC COVID Hospital on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021 after her condition worsened. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Lili Talukder, a native of Tangail, was undergoing treatment at Dhaka’s Impulse Hospital after being diagnosed with the coronavirus. She was transferred to Mohakhali’s DNCC COVID Hospital on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021 after her condition worsened. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Lili Talukder, a native of Tangail, was undergoing treatment at Dhaka’s Impulse Hospital after being diagnosed with the coronavirus. She was transferred to Mohakhali’s DNCC COVID Hospital on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021 after her condition worsened. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Lili Talukder, a native of Tangail, was undergoing treatment at Dhaka’s Impulse Hospital after being diagnosed with the coronavirus. She was transferred to Mohakhali’s DNCC COVID Hospital on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021 after her condition worsened. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives carry Zohora Begum, a patient from Mirpur with fever and breathing problems, to the DNCC COVID Hospital in Dhaka’s Mohakhali for admission on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Relatives carry Zohora Begum, a patient from Mirpur with fever and breathing problems, to the DNCC COVID Hospital in Dhaka’s Mohakhali for admission on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives carry Zohora Begum, a patient from Mirpur with fever and breathing problems, to the DNCC COVID Hospital in Dhaka’s Mohakhali for admission on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Relatives carry Zohora Begum, a patient from Mirpur with fever and breathing problems, to the DNCC COVID Hospital in Dhaka’s Mohakhali for admission on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A young man helps a senior citizen walk out of the DNCC COVID Hospital in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. The elderly man and his wife were admitted to the hospital 10 days ago, but only he survived. He will now travel to Noakhali to bury his wife. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A young man helps a senior citizen walk out of the DNCC COVID Hospital in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. The elderly man and his wife were admitted to the hospital 10 days ago, but only he survived. He will now travel to Noakhali to bury his wife. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives arrive at Dhaka Medical College Hospital with a COVID-19 patient on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Relatives arrive at Dhaka Medical College Hospital with a COVID-19 patient on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Relatives arrive at Dhaka Medical College Hospital with a COVID-19 patient on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Relatives arrive at Dhaka Medical College Hospital with a COVID-19 patient on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Relatives take a COVID-19 patient to another building of Dhaka Medical College Hospital for a health test on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Relatives take a COVID-19 patient to another building of Dhaka Medical College Hospital for a health test on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Amar Mandal, a resident of Pirojpur, leaves Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021, after 20 days of treatment over coronavirus infection. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Amar Mandal, a resident of Pirojpur, leaves Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021, after 20 days of treatment over coronavirus infection. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A relative brings drinking water for a patient at DNCC COVID Hospital in Mohakhali on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. They need to buy water from shops due to a lack of drinking water at the makeshift facility. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A relative brings drinking water for a patient at DNCC COVID Hospital in Mohakhali on Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021. They need to buy water from shops due to a lack of drinking water at the makeshift facility. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove