South Scotland

Ward at Dumfries hospital reopens after norovirus outbreak

A ward at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary has reopened after a norovirus outbreak.

An NHS spokeswoman said ward 10 reopened on Wednesday after a deep clean.

A total of 46 patients and 11 staff have been affected by the sickness and diarrhoea bug.

Ward 14, a rehabilitation and elderly care ward, will remain closed to admissions, transfers and routine visiting.

Four wards have been affected by the outbreak which began on 28 March, but two have now reopened.

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