Portraits of Covid-19: Urban Trinidad waits to exhale from the pandemic

The following snapshots of life during the Covid-19 pandemic were taken by photographer Ghansham Mohammed in San Fernando and Penal:

Photo: The famous Debe doubles stretch is closed for business during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Photo: Taxi?
A woman waits for a ride home in San Fernando on 23 April 2019 during the period of Covid-19 restrictions.
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Photo: What’s wrong with me?
A homeless man in San Fernando explains that, with a sharp drop in foot traffic, he has had a much harder time sustaining himself during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Photo: Hop in!
A taxi driver in San Fernando waits for passengers during the Covid-19 pandemic on 23 April 2020.
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Photo: Puja postponed!
A Penal store is closed due to Covid-19 restrictions and urges customers to stay home.
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Photo: Man must eat…
A San Fernando barber reveals the strains of his livelihood after a month without work due to Covid-19 related restrictions.
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Photo: A Venezuelan mother and daughter head home from the bakery in Penal on 23 April 2020.
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Photo: Nice one, skip!
Former Trinidad and Tobago national football captain David Nakhid prepares to deliver hampers to the needy in Mt D’or on 1 May 2020.
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Photo: Cindy’s Bakery in Penal lays down ground rules for customers on 23 April 2020.
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Photo: Out of ideas?
The Idea Factory in Penal is closed too during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Photo: Penny for your thoughts…
Ministry of Health chief medical officer Dr Roshan Parasram prepares to face the media at a virtual press conference on 7 May 2020.
(Copyright Ghansham Mohammed/GhanShyam Photography/Wired868)
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About Ghansham Mohammed

Ghansham Mohammed
Ghansham Mohammed is a certified event specialist and cultural advocate. He is a photographer and vice-president of The Photographers Guild of Trinidad and Tobago.

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