The elimination of norovirus was recorded at a children's hospital in Washington on Saturday after three patients had been tested positively on the contagious virus, health officials said.
The epidemic began on the second floor of the HIC Pediatric Center for the hospital, FOX5DC reported. Centers for disease control and prevention are considered as outbreaks of norovirus when two or more patients are infected with the virus.
"Additional patients were tested and no new infections found in the last 48 hours. All patients are following the signs and symptoms of further infection, "the hospital said on Saturday.
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Norovirus symptoms include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fever and weakness.
The hospital staff stated that they worked with healthcare professionals D.C. to prevent the spread of the virus. Also sent a letter stating that workers with symptoms of norovirus must stay at home for 48 hours.
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The hospital also implemented visitor restrictions to the next.