New figures from the Health Protection Agency show there have been a further 11 confirmed or suspected outbreaks of norovirus in hospitals across the Midlands since December 3rd.
The total number of confirmed or suspected outbreaks in hospitals across the region since the start of July now stands at 100.
A pupil from Loughborough Grammar School has been infected with a rare form of bacteria which is linked to MRSA.
The Health Protection Agency is investigating one confirmed case of Panton- Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) in a rugby player who attends Loughborough Grammar School.
PVL infections tend to attack the skin and cause painful boils and abscesses, which are often treated with antibiotics and/or incision and drainage.
Dr Philip Monk, Consultant in Communicable Disease Control at HPA East Midlands said: