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What are the symptoms of norovirus?

Page last updated 07 July 2020

The most common symptoms of norovirus infection are diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea and stomach pain. Other symptoms include fever, headache and body aches and pains. Symptoms usually appear about 24 to 48 hours after you have contracted the virus – but can appear earlier in some cases.

Sources & Citations

1. Australian Government Department of Health. Appendix 2: Public fact sheet on norovirus gastroenteritis. Available at: (accessed 17 June 2020).

3. Queensland Government. Norovirus. Available at: (accessed 17 June 2020).

MAT-AU-2000144 - Date of preparation June 2020