North East Wales

Wards closed to new patients after 22 treated for norovirus

Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Five wards at Wrexham Maelor Hospital have been closed to new admissions after 22 patients were treated for a sickness bug.

Norovirus. has been confirmed on three wards, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board confirmed.

Individual rooms have also been closed on wards at Deeside Community Hospital and a Chirk Community Hospital.

The health board has asked parents to avoid bringing young children onto wards.

It has also asked people to avoid visiting hospitals if they have suffered from diarrhoea, vomiting or an upset stomach during the previous two days.

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