Residents shop for vegetables at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: AP Residents shop for vegetables at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: AP
Residents shop for vegetables at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: AP

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: first Rohingya refugee dies in Bangladesh camps described as ‘ticking time bomb’

  • As many as 60,000 to 90,000 people inhabit each square kilometre in Cox’s Bazar camps, with families of up to a dozen sharing small shelters
  • The Rohingya, members of a mostly Muslim minority, fled a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar in 2017

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Residents shop for vegetables at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: AP Residents shop for vegetables at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: AP
Residents shop for vegetables at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: AP
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