5:49 pm, Mon 10 Dec 2012 Winter vomiting bug hits hospital
More than fifty cases of norovirus confirmed
More than fifty patients and staff have become ill with the winter vomiting bug at the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.
Three wards remain closed, after the outbreak was confirmed on Friday.
Infection control procedures are in place.
Visitors are being asked to stay away, if they have any symptoms.
8:45 am, Sun 09 Dec 2012 Winter vomiting bug hits hospital
Five wards at the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary remain closed because of an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug. Hospital authorites have warned that the wards are closed to all visitors whilst the situation is dealt with.
The Outbreak Control team is now monitoring the situation. Anyone displaying the symptoms of the bug is asked NOT to go to the hospital, and contact their GP instead.
12:16 pm, Tue 06 Nov 2012 Winter bug closes hospital wards in Dumfries
Three wards at D&G Royal Infirmary are closed due to recent outbreak
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The winter vomiting virus closed five wards and affected almost 150 people at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary in May.
7:15 am, Tue 06 Nov 2012 Winter bug closes hospital wards in Dumfries
Winter vomiting bug warning
An outbreak of the winter vomiting bug has closed 3 wards of the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. So far 26 patients and two staff have been diagnosed.
Anyone who thinks they may be suffering from the virus is asked to stay away from the hospital, and contact their GP if needed.
Management will be meeting today to discuss the situation.