Eid shopping amid COVID surge

  • Eid shoppers flock to Dhaka’s New Market on Friday, Jul 16, 2021 as the government lifts coronavirus restrictions for the festival. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Eid shoppers flock to Dhaka’s New Market on Friday, Jul 16, 2021 as the government lifts coronavirus restrictions for the festival. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Eid shoppers crowd the shops on footpaths in Dhaka’s New Market on Friday, Jul 16, 2021 as the government lifts coronavirus restrictions for the festival. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Eid shoppers crowd the shops on footpaths in Dhaka’s New Market on Friday, Jul 16, 2021 as the government lifts coronavirus restrictions for the festival. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The New Market portion of Dhaka’s Mirpur Road experienced traffic congestion on Friday, Jul 16, 2021 after the government lifted the coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The New Market portion of Dhaka’s Mirpur Road experienced traffic congestion on Friday, Jul 16, 2021 after the government lifted the coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Eid shoppers crowd the shops on the footbridge in Dhaka’s New Market on Friday, Jul 16, 2021 as the government lifts coronavirus restrictions for the festival. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Eid shoppers crowd the shops on the footbridge in Dhaka’s New Market on Friday, Jul 16, 2021 as the government lifts coronavirus restrictions for the festival. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Shoppers crowd Dhaka’s New Market on Friday, Jul 16, 2021 as the government lifts coronavirus restrictions ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Shoppers crowd Dhaka’s New Market on Friday, Jul 16, 2021 as the government lifts coronavirus restrictions ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove