Published: 08/03/2016 12:18 - Updated: 08/03/2016 12:27

Third ward re-opens at Raigmore Hospital

Written byVal Sweeney

Another ward has re-opened at Raigmore Hospital.
Another ward has re-opened at Raigmore Hospital.

Another ward has re-opened at Raigmore Hospital following an outbreak of norovirus.

Ward 7C was closed to new admissions and visitors two weeks ago but following a a deep clean is now fully operational.

A total of 22 patients were affected on the ward during the outbreak of the virus which causes sickness, nausea and diarrhoea.

Wards 2C and 6C re-opened yesterday although ward 2A still remains closed to new admissions and visitors.

Norovirus spreads in the air where someone has had diarrhoea or vomited and is extremely infectious.

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