Despair and hope at DMCH

  • Having tested positive for the coronavirus, Sabani Begum arrived at the DMCH after her condition got worse. With no free bed in the COVID unit of the hospital, she and her husband Saber Uddin were waiting inside an ambulance. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Having tested positive for the coronavirus, Sabani Begum arrived at the DMCH after her condition got worse. With no free bed in the COVID unit of the hospital, she and her husband Saber Uddin were waiting inside an ambulance. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • ‘Supti’ was reduced to tears after her mother passed away on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021. The mother, who was diabetic, was brought to DMCH from Bikrampur with symptoms of coronavirus infection on Monday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    ‘Supti’ was reduced to tears after her mother passed away on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021. The mother, who was diabetic, was brought to DMCH from Bikrampur with symptoms of coronavirus infection on Monday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • ‘Supti’ was reduced to tears after her mother passed away on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021. The mother, who was diabetic, was brought to DMCH from Bikrampur with symptoms of coronavirus infection on Monday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    ‘Supti’ was reduced to tears after her mother passed away on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021. The mother, who was diabetic, was brought to DMCH from Bikrampur with symptoms of coronavirus infection on Monday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Khubayet Sheikh, a native of Munshiganj’s Sreenagar, was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021, after he showed symptoms of COVID-19. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Khubayet Sheikh, a native of Munshiganj’s Sreenagar, was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021, after he showed symptoms of COVID-19. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A daughter is sitting with her ill father in an ambulance. The man was admitted to a private hospital in Mitford area on Monday with respiratory troubles and as his condition declined, he was transferred to DMCH’s COVID unit on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A daughter is sitting with her ill father in an ambulance. The man was admitted to a private hospital in Mitford area on Monday with respiratory troubles and as his condition declined, he was transferred to DMCH’s COVID unit on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Diagnosed with coronavirus infection, and down with fever, Arifa Begum was under care at Narsingdi District Hospital for five days. As her breathing problems deteriorated, she was transferred to the DMCH on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Diagnosed with coronavirus infection, and down with fever, Arifa Begum was under care at Narsingdi District Hospital for five days. As her breathing problems deteriorated, she was transferred to the DMCH on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman with respiratory complaints and her relatives arrived at the DMCH’s COVID unit on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman with respiratory complaints and her relatives arrived at the DMCH’s COVID unit on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi