Novobug closes hospital wards

Reports claim that there is a 40% increase in cases of the Novovirus this year and more are expected over Christmas.

The highly contagious sickness bug that thrives in winter has again caused chaos for hospitals throughout the UK.

Spreading . . . cases of the highly contagious virus have soared

In weeks 44-47 461 outbreaks were recorded resulting in 446 bed or ward closures.

For details visit:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/reported-norovirus-outbreaks-in-hospitals-suspected-and-laboratory-confirmed-outbreaks-in-2016