Today's Gallery (2020.03.28) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2020.03.28)

photo of the day

A deserted Bijoy Sarani intersection on a Friday morning. Until a couple of weeks ago, the roundabout was being given a major makeover to mark the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, but all that has had to take a back seat in light of recent events. Photo: Prabir Das

risk of being exposed to coronavirus

A health worker in hazmat suit stands with an ambulance driver and a child at the entrance to corona isolation unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday. The driver and the child run the risk of being exposed to coronavirus as they are only wearing face masks. Photo: Anisur Rahman

no buyer

A fish trader sitting idle at Karwan Bazar kitchen market as there is no buyer turning up. Dhaka turned into a ghost city on the second day of a 10-day general holiday yesterday, with the streets almost deserted as people shut themselves in their homes. The government declared the holiday to slow down the spread of novel coronavirus. Photo: Anisur Rahman

army truck sprays disinfectant

An army truck sprays disinfectant on a road near the Zero Point in the capital’s Gulistan area yesterday. The army has been assisting the civil administration in fighting novel coronavirus since Wednesday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Helping the poor

Law enforcers handed over daily essentials and bottles of hand sanitiser to families of some 120 conservancy workers in Kathakhali area of Mymensingh city yesterday. Photo: Star

truck lost control

A goods-laden truck lost control and crashed into a newly-built footbridge in Shyamoli on Mirpur Road early yesterday, severely damaging the structure. Had the roads not been empty due to the coronavirus outbreak, the damage could have been much more serious. Photo: Anisur Rahman