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One ward at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle has been closed due to an outbreak of norovirus.
North Cumbria NHS say visiting has been suspended on ward Elm C to prevent the virus from spreading further.
The trust apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.
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A ward at the new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary has been hit by an outbreak of norovirus, affecting nine patients and six staff.
NHS Dumfries and Galloway say the virus is contained in ward B2. As the ward consists of all single rooms, it remains open and running as normal.
The Infection Control Manager said:
As norovirus is so infectious, it is important that all measures are taken to prevent spread of infection and this includes staying away from vulnerable individuals if you have had diarrhoea or vomiting in the previous 48 hours.”
Two wards at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle have been closed due to an outbreak of norovirus.
North Cumbria NHS say they have closed both Elm A and Elm B wards to prevent the virus from spreading.
This means that visiting has been suspended until further notice.
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