People asked to stay away from CUH after increase of winter vomiting bug cases

Cork university hospitalMembers of the public are being asked to stay away from Cork University Hospital after a recent increase of cases of the winter vomiting bug. In a statement the HSE has asked people to minimise their visits – either to the Emergency Department or to see patients. It says measures to control the outbreak have been implemented within the hospital. Meanwhile, the ED continues to be extremely busy – from Friday until Sunday 502 patients presented to the Emergency Department of which 162 patients required in-patient admission.