The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust has closed four wards at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary after a further outbreak of the norovirus.
A statement said:
In order to ensure that the hospital can return to normal as soon as possible, the decision has been made to close wards 21, 34, 35, and 37, to visitors, until at least Monday 7 January, when a further update will be issued. **
More top news
Clear spells and showers overnight. Drier and brighter and a little warmer on Saturday. Rain and wind into Sunday morning
Higher risk of sunburn for the first part of the weekend with some late May sunshine
Your northwest pollen forecast for the next few days