After the announcement of suspending classes and examinations of Dhaka University due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, most of the students left the dorms for their home as soon as possible to be safe from the pandemic. This photo, taken on March 17, 2020, shows that there are no students in the common dormitory of a hall of Dhaka University except for one or two. Most of the students have already left the hall to survive the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Md Rakibul Hasan is a freelance photojournalist based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is currently working as a Contract Photographer for ZUMA Press. His photography journey started in 2013 through his university photography club when he was studying for BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration). After completing graduation he worked in the marketing sector for two years. After that, he decided to leave his job and pursue his career in the field of photography. Since the year 2018, he is working as a professional photographer.