Crowds back to lakefronts

  • People chill out at Rabindra Sarobar in Dhaka on Friday, Aug 13, 2021, the first weekly holiday after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People chill out at Rabindra Sarobar in Dhaka on Friday, Aug 13, 2021, the first weekly holiday after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People hang out in the open at Rabindra Sarobar in Dhaka on Friday, Aug 13, 2021, the first weekly holiday after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People hang out in the open at Rabindra Sarobar in Dhaka on Friday, Aug 13, 2021, the first weekly holiday after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Visitors pedal boats in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi Lake on Friday, Aug 13, 2021, the first weekly holiday after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Visitors pedal boats in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi Lake on Friday, Aug 13, 2021, the first weekly holiday after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People visit Dhaka’s Dhanmondi Lake on Friday, Aug 13, 2021, the first weekly holiday after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People visit Dhaka’s Dhanmondi Lake on Friday, Aug 13, 2021, the first weekly holiday after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Some visitors at Rabindra Sarobar in Dhaka did not wear a mask amid a deadly wave of coronavirus infection on Friday, Aug 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Some visitors at Rabindra Sarobar in Dhaka did not wear a mask amid a deadly wave of coronavirus infection on Friday, Aug 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Eateries at Rabindra Sarobar have reopened after lockdown, but they did not have large crowds like before amid a deadly wave of coronavirus infection on Friday, Aug 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Eateries at Rabindra Sarobar have reopened after lockdown, but they did not have large crowds like before amid a deadly wave of coronavirus infection on Friday, Aug 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many residents of Dhaka visited Hatirjheel lakefront on Friday, Aug 13, 2021 as it was the first weekly holiday after a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many residents of Dhaka visited Hatirjheel lakefront on Friday, Aug 13, 2021 as it was the first weekly holiday after a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A balloon vendor waits for customers at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Friday, Aug 13, 2021, the first weekly holiday after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Raju

    A balloon vendor waits for customers at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Friday, Aug 13, 2021, the first weekly holiday after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Raju

  • Visitors crowd the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Friday, Aug 13, 2021, the first weekly holiday after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Raju

    Visitors crowd the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Friday, Aug 13, 2021, the first weekly holiday after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Raju