COVID patient pressure easing at Dhaka hospitals

  • Rabeya Khatun from Cumilla’s Laksam leaves Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021 after recovering from the COVID-19. She had to stay at the hospital for over a month. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rabeya Khatun from Cumilla’s Laksam leaves Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021 after recovering from the COVID-19. She had to stay at the hospital for over a month. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives bringing coronavirus patient Nurunnahar Begum to Dhaka Medical College Hospital from Chandpur on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Relatives bringing coronavirus patient Nurunnahar Begum to Dhaka Medical College Hospital from Chandpur on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Nurunnahar Begum, a coronavirus patient from Chandpur, is admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Nurunnahar Begum, a coronavirus patient from Chandpur, is admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives bringing a patient with breathing problems to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for admission on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Relatives bringing a patient with breathing problems to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for admission on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man measures a coronavirus patient’s blood oxygen level in an ambulance at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man measures a coronavirus patient’s blood oxygen level in an ambulance at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Din Islam from Munshiganj’s Tongibari leaves Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021 after recovering from COVID-19 following a nine-day stay at the hospital. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Din Islam from Munshiganj’s Tongibari leaves Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021 after recovering from COVID-19 following a nine-day stay at the hospital. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives take Pori Banu, a patient with respiratory problems from Narayanganj, to a diagnostic centre from Dhaka Medical College Hospital for ultrasonography test. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Relatives take Pori Banu, a patient with respiratory problems from Narayanganj, to a diagnostic centre from Dhaka Medical College Hospital for ultrasonography test. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives carry Ruby Begum, a patient with breathing distress from Dohar, from an ambulance for admission to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Relatives carry Ruby Begum, a patient with breathing distress from Dohar, from an ambulance for admission to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives take Tofura Begum home to Narayanganj’s Bhulta from Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021 after her recovery from the coronavirus disease. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Relatives take Tofura Begum home to Narayanganj’s Bhulta from Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021 after her recovery from the coronavirus disease. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Abdul Mannan from Demra’s Konapara leaves Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021 after his recovery from COID-19 following a 26-day stay at the hospital. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Abdul Mannan from Demra’s Konapara leaves Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021 after his recovery from COID-19 following a 26-day stay at the hospital. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives carry the body of Nuruzzaman, a coronavirus patient from Munshiganj’s Tongibari, into an ambulance at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. He was admitted to the hospital 45 days ago. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Relatives carry the body of Nuruzzaman, a coronavirus patient from Munshiganj’s Tongibari, into an ambulance at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. He was admitted to the hospital 45 days ago. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives cry after the death of Nuruzzaman, a coronavirus patient from Munshiganj’s Tongibari, at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. He was admitted to the hospital 45 days ago. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Relatives cry after the death of Nuruzzaman, a coronavirus patient from Munshiganj’s Tongibari, at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. He was admitted to the hospital 45 days ago. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Hanufa Begum from Jatrabari leaving Dhaka Medical College Hospital having spent four days there after falling ill with COVID-19 on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Hanufa Begum from Jatrabari leaving Dhaka Medical College Hospital having spent four days there after falling ill with COVID-19 on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove