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Coronavirus guidance now available in 36 languages

Merseyside / April 02

Crucial information on the Coronavirus is now available in 36 languages, thanks to Doctors of the World UK.

The registered charity worked with the British Red Cross, Migrant Help and Clear Voice to translate the Government's most up-to-date advice on Covid-19 into dozens of languages.

The complete list: English, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Czech, Dari, Estonian, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Hungarian, Kurdish Sorani, Lithuanian, Malayalam, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Romanian, Sindhi, Slovak, Spanish, Somali, Tamil, Tigrinya, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese.

The guidance is based on the government’s updated advice and health information and it is hoped it will help to ensure this important guidance reaches migrant and asylum-seeking communities in the UK.

Please share these documents so that we reach out to all communities who would like this crucial information in their own language. 

You can find all the files here.

What you need to do

Stay at home

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)

  • If you go out, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times

  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

Do not meet others, even friends or family. You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

For the latest advice and information on the Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response