Hand hygiene is very important – use soap and water for hand washing as alcohol based hand rub may be ineffective for norovirus.
It's important to wash your hands, particularly after contact with someone who is ill, after using the toilet and before preparing food.
To find out more about norovirus and how to stop it spreading, visit the NHS Inform website.
View our video, which explains what norovirus is and what to do if you've got it.
View our norovirus guidance:
For all infection prevention and control guidance visit the A-Z pathogens section of the National Infection and Prevention Control Manual.
Data and surveillance
Confirmed cases of norovirus
* 2020 data remains provisional
Data source: Public Health Scotland
Norovirus ward and bay closures
NHS boards report to us all ward and bay closures due to norovirus including number of patients and staff affected and length of outbreak. These figures are added to an ongoing dashboard where you can see figures by board and date.