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Restrictions lifted at Mercy University Hospital

The restrictions were put in place on 15 December.

Image: Mercy University Hospital via Google Maps

Updated 6pm, 19 December

MERCY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL has lifted restrictions that were in place due to an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug.

Normal visiting times have fully resumed. Management at the hospital praised and thanked the staff at the hospital for “dealing effectively” with the winter vomiting bug outbreak, which occurred earlier this week.

They also thanked the public for their cooperation with the visiting restrictions.

The hospital announced a 24-hour cancellation of visits on Monday and then extended the restrictions until further notice.

Six patients in three wards had the bug on Monday.

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Originally published 7:33pm December 15. 

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