Officials investigate norovirus outbreaks at 4 restaurants in King County

Norovirus (file photo)

DES MOINES, Wash. -- King County Health Department officials are investigating norovirus outbreaks at four different restaurants in the past two weeks where 56 people have reported getting sick.

The highest number of cases has been linked to Anthony's HomePort in Des Moines.

Twenty customers and employees reported symptoms including nausea and vomiting.

Seventeen people got sick after eating at Okinawa Teriyaki in Seattle. There are also 16 cases linked to Italianissimo Ristorante in Woodinville and three cases at the Lockspot Cafe in Seattle.

Health officials have not said if there is a link between the restaurants, but they're making sure each business is cleaned and disinfected.

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