Workers unload pineapples from a truck in Kadamtali fruit market in Sylhet after they were brought from Tangail’s Madhupur upazila. Traders in the market say pineapple prices have dropped amid a dearth of buyers due to the Covid-19 lockdown. Photo:
Nine people, crammed on a single cycle-van, head towards Dhaka from Narayanganj after Eid holidays, due to a lack of public transport. Police seemed to look the other way even though traveling restrictions were imposed by the government to curb the spread of coronavirus. The photo was taken at Kadamtali on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway.
PHOTO: SHEIKH ENAMUL HAQUE
A mobile court accompanied by army personnel stops rickshaw passengers to ask them their purpose of leaving home. Those who are unable to give a reasonable answer are fined, as people are only allowed to be outside for emergencies during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, which began the day after Eid-ul-Azha. The photo was taken in the capital’s Shyamoli Ring Road area yesterday.
PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN
Despite the “strict lockdown”, the capital’s Jatrabari wholesale kitchen market saw crowds moving throughout the premises yesterday. Traders, customers and other workers were seen mingling, with little care for social distancing or wearing face masks. Parked trucks and three-wheelers moving in and out of the location made the area congested. Photo: Anisur Rahman
As office, bus stands, terminals, and other workplaces are closed during the lockdown, rainwater and clear water from various sources are piling on any and all places, increasing the risk of dengue in its peak season. This photo was taken from Gabtoli on Sunday. PHOTO: Rashed Shuman