This report presents provisional information on laboratory reports of norovirus in Scotland up to the end of week 3 (week ending 17 January 2021) compared to the same time last year and the average for the same time period of the previous five years. This data is based on laboratory confirmed reports of norovirus from clinical diagnostic laboratories in Scotland which are reported to HPS via Electronic Communication of Surveillance in Scotland (ECOSS).
- The provisional total of laboratory reports for norovirus in Scotland up to the end of week 3 of 2021 (week ending 17 January 2021) is 1.
- In comparison, to the end of week 3 in 2020 HPS received 59 laboratory reports of norovirus. The five-year average for the same time period between years 2015 and 2019 was 100.