Norovirus closes 1,100 hospital beds in England

05 December 2019 – BBC News

Hospitals in England has closed over 1,100 beds in the past week because of the winter vomiting bug norovirus.

NHS officials are asking people with the virus not to go to work and parents not to send children with it to school, until 48 hours after symptoms have gone.

Those who need advice should use the NHS website or free phone line rather than going to their GP or hospital.

Current data reveals a higher than average levels of norovirus in November.


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