COVID ward downsized

  • This section of the Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital was turned into a COVID-19 ward to cope with a surge in coronavirus patients amid the pandemic. As the situation became more manageable by mid-December, the ward was relocated to a smaller area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    This section of the Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital was turned into a COVID-19 ward to cope with a surge in coronavirus patients amid the pandemic. As the situation became more manageable by mid-December, the ward was relocated to a smaller area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Authorities at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital had set up a reception centre for the COVID ward to distribute beds to scores of patients last year amid a higher infection rate. It has since been shut down due to lower case counts towards the end of the year, but infections are on the rise once again. Photo taken on Saturday, Jan 8, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Authorities at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital had set up a reception centre for the COVID ward to distribute beds to scores of patients last year amid a higher infection rate. It has since been shut down due to lower case counts towards the end of the year, but infections are on the rise once again. Photo taken on Saturday, Jan 8, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The isolation ward at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital was filled with patients last year, but it has since shut as the cases went down towards the end of the year. Photo taken on Saturday, Jan 8, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The isolation ward at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital was filled with patients last year, but it has since shut as the cases went down towards the end of the year. Photo taken on Saturday, Jan 8, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The COVID isolation ward at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital has been bolted since cases declined towards the end of 2021. Photo taken on Saturday, Jan 8, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The COVID isolation ward at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital has been bolted since cases declined towards the end of 2021. Photo taken on Saturday, Jan 8, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Patients suffering from diseases other than COVID are being treated at the intensive care of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital, Jan 8, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Patients suffering from diseases other than COVID are being treated at the intensive care of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital, Jan 8, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A woman is receiving treatment for respiratory issues in Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital's new COVID ward, Jan 8, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A woman is receiving treatment for respiratory issues in Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital's new COVID ward, Jan 8, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Nurses are busy tending to patients at the new COVID ward of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Saturday, Jan 8, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Nurses are busy tending to patients at the new COVID ward of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Saturday, Jan 8, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove