A HAMPSHIRE hospital has been hit by another outbreak of norovirus.

Friends and relatives of patients at Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester are asked to restrict visits where possible to avoid spreading the stomach bug.

Visiting times have been limited to between 6.30pm- 7.30pm unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Anyone experiencing vomiting or diarrhoea should not visit the hospital until free of symptoms for 48 hours.

For more details on the bug visit nhs.uk.