COVID cases rising

  • Halima Begum returning home to Madaripur on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021 as she recovers from COVID-19 after a 14-day stay at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Halima Begum returning home to Madaripur on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021 as she recovers from COVID-19 after a 14-day stay at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Relatives bring coronavirus patient Mohammad Belal from Narayanganj’s Madanpur to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for admission on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Relatives bring coronavirus patient Mohammad Belal from Narayanganj’s Madanpur to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for admission on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Husband carries suspected coronavirus patient Shipra, who gave a single name and also has typhoid, into Dhaka Medical College Hospital as they arrive from Bogura on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Husband carries suspected coronavirus patient Shipra, who gave a single name and also has typhoid, into Dhaka Medical College Hospital as they arrive from Bogura on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Suspected coronavirus patient Shipra, who gave a single name and also has typhoid, is carried into an autorickshaw for transfer from Dhaka Medical College Hospital to Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital after arriving from Bogura on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Suspected coronavirus patient Shipra, who gave a single name and also has typhoid, is carried into an autorickshaw for transfer from Dhaka Medical College Hospital to Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital after arriving from Bogura on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Relatives bring a patient with respiratory distress to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID unit alleging doctors at Mugda Medical College Hospital did not treat him for four hours after their arrival from Khilgaon on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Relatives bring a patient with respiratory distress to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID unit alleging doctors at Mugda Medical College Hospital did not treat him for four hours after their arrival from Khilgaon on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Mohammad Hanif, a patient with breathing distress from Chandpur’s Hajiganj, was admitted to a hospital in Dhaka’s Banasree. He was transferred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID unit in an ambulance with ICU support as his condition deteriorated on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Mohammad Hanif, a patient with breathing distress from Chandpur’s Hajiganj, was admitted to a hospital in Dhaka’s Banasree. He was transferred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID unit in an ambulance with ICU support as his condition deteriorated on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • COVID patient Dhanu Miah is brought to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s coronavirus unit from Munshiganj’s Gajaria for treatment on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    COVID patient Dhanu Miah is brought to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s coronavirus unit from Munshiganj’s Gajaria for treatment on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka resident Rokeya Begum is brought to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID unit on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, after suffering from a fever for three days. She was initially taken to Mitford Hospital, but they turned her away because there were no free beds. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka resident Rokeya Begum is brought to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID unit on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, after suffering from a fever for three days. She was initially taken to Mitford Hospital, but they turned her away because there were no free beds. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Several patients receive treatment at the Men’s COVID Isolation Ward at Dhaka’s Suhrawardy Hospital on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Several patients receive treatment at the Men’s COVID Isolation Ward at Dhaka’s Suhrawardy Hospital on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Several patients receive treatment at the Men’s COVID Isolation Ward at Dhaka’s Suhrawardy Hospital on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Several patients receive treatment at the Men’s COVID Isolation Ward at Dhaka’s Suhrawardy Hospital on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Several patients wait to be admitted to the COVID Isolation Ward at Dhaka’s Suhrawardy Hospital on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Several patients wait to be admitted to the COVID Isolation Ward at Dhaka’s Suhrawardy Hospital on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A patient is being taken to lab for CT scan from Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID ward on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ovi

    A patient is being taken to lab for CT scan from Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s COVID ward on Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ovi