More locked-down people out on streets

  • A scene of Dhaka’s Science Laboratory area where there is no sign of the ongoing restrictions of the strict lockdown in place to curb the rising rate of COVID-19 cases and deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A scene of Dhaka’s Science Laboratory area where there is no sign of the ongoing restrictions of the strict lockdown in place to curb the rising rate of COVID-19 cases and deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A scene of Dhaka’s Science Laboratory area where there is no sign of the ongoing restrictions of the strict lockdown in place to curb the rising rate of COVID-19 cases and deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A scene of Dhaka’s Science Laboratory area where there is no sign of the ongoing restrictions of the strict lockdown in place to curb the rising rate of COVID-19 cases and deaths. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The country is under strict lockdown due to a soaring rate of infection with the new strains of COVID-19, but rickshaws and private vehicles are still swarming the streets. People who do not have private vehicles are often opting to reach their destinations on trucks and vans. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The country is under strict lockdown due to a soaring rate of infection with the new strains of COVID-19, but rickshaws and private vehicles are still swarming the streets. People who do not have private vehicles are often opting to reach their destinations on trucks and vans. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Public transport services are shut during the lockdown but vans carrying products can now be seen on the streets of Dhaka in broad daylight. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Public transport services are shut during the lockdown but vans carrying products can now be seen on the streets of Dhaka in broad daylight. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A scene from Dhaka Pragati Sharani on the 12th day of the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A scene from Dhaka Pragati Sharani on the 12th day of the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A scene from Dhaka Pragati Sharani on the 12th day of the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A scene from Dhaka Pragati Sharani on the 12th day of the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka’s Pragati Sharani was swarming with rickshaws on the 12th day of the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021, over COVID-19 which is getting worse by the day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka’s Pragati Sharani was swarming with rickshaws on the 12th day of the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021, over COVID-19 which is getting worse by the day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka’s Pragati Sharani was swarming with rickshaws on the 12th day of the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021, over COVID-19 which is getting worse by the day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka’s Pragati Sharani was swarming with rickshaws on the 12th day of the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021, over COVID-19 which is getting worse by the day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Private cars and rickshaws are lined up beneath the Mohakhali Flyover on the 12th day of the government-enforced ‘strict lockdown’ on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Private cars and rickshaws are lined up beneath the Mohakhali Flyover on the 12th day of the government-enforced ‘strict lockdown’ on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rickshaw-pullers waiting for passengers under the Mohakhali Flyover on the 12th day of the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rickshaw-pullers waiting for passengers under the Mohakhali Flyover on the 12th day of the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People hopped on rickshaw-vans to travel to their destinations from Dhaka’s Jatrabari as the public transport services are suspended due to the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People hopped on rickshaw-vans to travel to their destinations from Dhaka’s Jatrabari as the public transport services are suspended due to the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • With the public transports shut amid the lockdown, people are opting for any mode of transport to reach their destinations. They crowded a van for a trip from Jatrabari on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    With the public transports shut amid the lockdown, people are opting for any mode of transport to reach their destinations. They crowded a van for a trip from Jatrabari on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rickshaw-pullers waiting for passengers beneath the Hanif Flyover on the 12th day of the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rickshaw-pullers waiting for passengers beneath the Hanif Flyover on the 12th day of the lockdown on Monday, Jul 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove