Kent Online reports that a ward at the QEQM hospital in Margate has been shut because of an outbreak of the Norovirus.
East Kent NHS Trust said a "deep clean" operation would be taking place on the affected Birchington Ward today.
Matthew Kershaw of East Kent NHS Trust said: "We have Birchington Ward currently closed, isolated for the Norovirus.
"The outbreak started on Sunday night. There are currently three patients on the ward, all in side rooms, who have contracted the virus.
He added: "There have been no incidents since Monday. All being well, we will be concluding this incident tomorrow and there will be a deep clean of the in-patient area."
The Norovirus bug can last for two or three days. People can be infectious for 48 hours before any symptoms - vomiting - appear.