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Today's Gallery (2020.06.29)

a man putting on a mask

A man putting on a mask while two army personnel look on in Dhanmondi’s Satmasjid Road yesterday afternoon. Members of the military have been performing the vital role of reminding pedestrians and motorists on the capital’s streets to put on their masks in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus. Photo: Rashed Sumon

garment workers

Members of Garment Sramik Trade Union Kendra demonstrating in front of the Jatiya Press Club yesterday. They demand arrears of garment workers and protest their sacking. Photo: Amran Hossain

leaving the capital

This picture taken from Postogola Bridge recently shows a boat taking a group of people away from Dhaka to their village home. As the spread of Covid-19 continues to rise, many have been leaving the capital, the most affected area of the country, for fear of contracting the virus and due to loss of income source. Photo: Amran Hossain

waiting to be tested

55-year-old Trinath Sarkar sitting on the steps of Mugda General Hospital while waiting to be tested for coronavirus around noon yesterday. He has had fever for the last week and came to the hospital around 7:00am with his daughter and was barely able to stand after waiting for five hours. He has lost his father a few days ago. Photo: Anisur Rahman

without maintaining social distancing

Without maintaining social distancing, people stand in queues to pay their water bills at the Jatrabari Wasa office in the capital yesterday. Social distancing goes a long way in slowing the spread of coronavirus, according to health experts. Photo:Firoz Ahmed