South Scotland

Castle Douglas hospital affected by norovirus outbreak

A second hospital in Dumfries and Galloway has been affected by an outbreak of the norovirus winter vomiting bug.

Admissions have been suspended at the Castle Douglas Community Hospital as a result of the illness.

Ten staff and five patients have been affected by the outbreak.

Meanwhile, three wards remain closed at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary after more than 90 patients and staff have been hit by the bug.

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