December 7, 2023

Hundreds of patients in hospital

The number of patients in hospital with norovirus last week was almost triple the number during the same period last winter, new NHS figures show today.

An average of 351 people were in hospital with diarrhoea and vomiting symptoms every day last week compared to 126 in the same week last year. There were also 13 children with the virus in hospital each day, compared to an average of just three for the same period in 2022.

Read more – NHSE (30/11/23)

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