North East Wales

Wrexham Maelor Hospital wards closed due to norovirus

Wrexham Maelor Hospital
Image caption Norovirus is one of the UK's most common stomach bugs

Two hospital wards remain closed or partially closed for a fourth day due to the winter vomiting bug, norovirus.

One of the wards at Wrexham Maelor Hospital was still closed on Saturday while another had one bay closed.

Betsi Cadwaladr health board said there has not been a large increase in cases of norovirus at Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, or Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, Bodelwyddan.

Visitors should not to go to the hospital if they have had diarrhoea or vomiting in the previous 48 hours.

Patients with those symptoms who are due to go into hospital are also asked to contact medical staff.

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