PEOPLE visiting hospitals in Andover, Basingstoke and Winchester are being urged to be aware of cases of diarrhoea and vomiting.

Hampshire Hospitals, which runs Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Andover War Memorial Hospital and Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester, has reported it has had a number of cases of the bug on its wards.

Anyone suffering from symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting or who has been in contact with someone with symptoms in the last 48 hours is being asked not to visit the hospital sites.

A Hampshire Hospitals spokesman said there have been instances reported in Basingstoke and Winchester, but the warning applies to all sites.