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Government advice on self isolation and social distancing

The Government has released translated guidance for self-isolation and social distancing into the following languages: Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, Gujarati, Polish, Punjabi, Urdu and Welsh:

We also have a series of social distancing posters in many different languages for you to download.

Bedfordshire Police Community Cohesion

Bedfordshire Police Community Cohesion has produced short videos in Urdu, Bengali Punjabi, Hungarian, Polish, Tamil, Romanian, Gujarati, Italian and a range of others.

They can be found on the unit’s Twitter feed and more will be added soon. A compilation is available on the Bedfordshire Police's Facebook page

Doctors of the World

Doctors of the World are providing regular updates of translated guidance based on the NHS and the UK government’s advice and health information.

So far, it has produced translations in over 30 languages. Visit Doctors of the World's website here.


The BBC is providing live news coverage of COVID-19 in English, Arabic, BengaliHausa, Hindi, PanjabiPersian, TamilTurkish, UrduVietnamese 

Information in British Sign Language

Public Health England has made available Chief Medical Officer's messages with a BSL interpreter.

Signhealth has lots of COVID-19 specific resources using BSL including daily two-minute updates.