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Today's Gallery (2020.06.28)

free testing for the coronavirus

A man talking to a doctor about his Covid-19 symptoms using a mobile device at Mugda General Hospital in the capital yesterday. UK Aid and Concern Worldwide have partnered the initiative to provide poor people with free testing for the coronavirus. The patients also talk to a doctor for free before giving their samples. With their incomes slashed, many people can’t afford to pay for the tests. Photo: Amran Hossain

a cancer patient

Murjena Begum, 55, a cancer patient, sitting on the stairs of the Government Cancer Hospital in the capital yesterday after she was told that she needed to be tested for coronavirus before her treatment. She had travelled from Brahmanbaria’s Nabinagar. Photo: Anisur Rahman

titipara slum

A girl, astonished by what has happened to her home, sits in the middle of the gutted shanties at Titipara slum in the capital’s Kamalapur yesterday. Scores of shanties were burnt to the ground in the early morning fire yesterday. Photo: Collected