GDA Coronavirus update - 21st April 2020

GDA Coronavirus update - 21st April 2020

Watch a BSL video of this update by clicking here.

Today's round-up of Government and local news, as well as information from GDA, is now available:


  • Sadly the number of deaths has increased again, with 17,337 people now having lost their lives to COVID-19
  • The Government is working with 159 UK manufacturers to produce PPE for frontline workers, and they continue to work on an unprecedented scale to supply more PPE
  • Watch the full briefing, with a BSL interpreter on the BBC News channel on iPlayer by clicking here

Gloucestershire - information taken from Punchline Gloucester

  • The Mayor of Cheltenham has launched the 'Mayors Food Bank Fund' to support people who are being affected by the current situation
  • The Gloucester Quays Food Festival is cancelled for 2020


  • Join us tomorrow for another virtual employment chat at 12pm. If you'd like to join in, text 07848 968692 to book your place
  • Please let your family and friends know about this week's BSL lesson with Reg and Yvonne. It'll be on Thursday at 11am on the GDA Facebook page and it's a great opportunity for everyone to learn a wonderful new language.