People throng kitchen markets amid COVID-19 pandemic
Publish- May 22, 2020, 12:22 AM
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Update- May 22, 2020, 12:31 AM
A large number of people walk around and buy necessary goods ignoring the risk of coronavirus transmission. Photo: UNB
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, city dwellers started gathering at kitchen markets as Eid ul Fitr, the biggest festival of the Muslims, approaches.
Eid is scheduled to be celebrated on May 24 or 25 depending on the sighting of the moon.
Meanwhile, the country's confirmed coronavirus cases surged to 28,511 with the detection of record 1,773 more new cases in the span of 24 hours on Thursday. Besides, the fast spreading virus claimed 22 more lives raising the coronavirus death toll in the country to 408.