Curbs back on after Eid

  • New Market and adjacent areas in Dhaka were almost deserted on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of a strict coronavirus lockdown reimposed after Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    New Market and adjacent areas in Dhaka were almost deserted on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of a strict coronavirus lockdown reimposed after Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • New Market and adjacent areas in Dhaka were almost deserted on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of a strict coronavirus lockdown reimposed after Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    New Market and adjacent areas in Dhaka were almost deserted on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of a strict coronavirus lockdown reimposed after Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • New Market and adjacent areas in Dhaka were almost deserted on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of a strict coronavirus lockdown reimposed after Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    New Market and adjacent areas in Dhaka were almost deserted on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of a strict coronavirus lockdown reimposed after Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A view of Dhaka’ Bijoy Sarani on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of a strict coronavirus lockdown reimposed after Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A view of Dhaka’ Bijoy Sarani on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of a strict coronavirus lockdown reimposed after Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A view of the Matsya Bhaban area in Dhaka on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of a strict coronavirus lockdown reimposed after Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A view of the Matsya Bhaban area in Dhaka on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of a strict coronavirus lockdown reimposed after Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Border Guard Personnel set up a checkpost in the Bahadur Shah Park area of Dhaka on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of a stringent coronavirus lockdown reimposed after Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Border Guard Personnel set up a checkpost in the Bahadur Shah Park area of Dhaka on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of a stringent coronavirus lockdown reimposed after Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Saat Masjid Road in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi was deserted on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, as lockdown restrictions were retightened after the Eid holidays to rein in a record surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths. Photo: Moinul Haque Chawdhury

    Saat Masjid Road in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi was deserted on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, as lockdown restrictions were retightened after the Eid holidays to rein in a record surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths. Photo: Moinul Haque Chawdhury

  • Saat Masjid Road in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi was deserted on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, as lockdown restrictions were retightened after the Eid holidays to rein in a record surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths. Photo: Moinul Haque Chawdhury

    Saat Masjid Road in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi was deserted on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, as lockdown restrictions were retightened after the Eid holidays to rein in a record surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths. Photo: Moinul Haque Chawdhury

  • A group of people rode a pickup van to return to Dhaka from the Shimulia ferry pier in Munshiganj on the first day of lockdown after the Eid-ul-Azha festivities on Friday, Jul 23, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of people rode a pickup van to return to Dhaka from the Shimulia ferry pier in Munshiganj on the first day of lockdown after the Eid-ul-Azha festivities on Friday, Jul 23, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many people head to Dhaka on foot from the Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, as transportation wassuspended on the first day of lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many people head to Dhaka on foot from the Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, as transportation wassuspended on the first day of lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Army personnel question a driver at Old Dhaka's Roy Shaheb Bazar intersections on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of the 'strictest' lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Army personnel question a driver at Old Dhaka's Roy Shaheb Bazar intersections on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of the 'strictest' lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Army personnel question a driver at Old Dhaka's Roy Shaheb Bazar intersections on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of the 'strictest' lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Army personnel question a driver at Old Dhaka's Roy Shaheb Bazar intersections on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of the 'strictest' lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • BGB personnel check a vehicle at a checkpoint at Ekuria on the Dhaka-Mawa Expressway on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of the 'strictest' lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    BGB personnel check a vehicle at a checkpoint at Ekuria on the Dhaka-Mawa Expressway on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of the 'strictest' lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • BGB personnel check a vehicle at a checkpoint at Ekuria on the Dhaka-Mawa Expressway on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of the 'strictest' lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    BGB personnel check a vehicle at a checkpoint at Ekuria on the Dhaka-Mawa Expressway on Friday, Jul 23, 2021, the first day of the 'strictest' lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Lockdown restrictions resumed again after the Eid holidays on Friday, Jul 23, 2021. A mobile court fines people who ignored stay-at-home orders in Old Dhaka's Babu Bazar bridge neighbourhood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Lockdown restrictions resumed again after the Eid holidays on Friday, Jul 23, 2021. A mobile court fines people who ignored stay-at-home orders in Old Dhaka's Babu Bazar bridge neighbourhood. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove