2.07% capacity left at Altnagelvin with no more COVID-19 admissions and 32 inpatients across Western Trust

There have been no new COVID-19 admissions to Altnagelvin and the hospital has 2.07 per cent capacity left in the system.

Wednesday, 24th March 2021, 2:40 pm

At midnight on Tuesday 32 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

Seven of 10 (70%) ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat COVID-19 patients; two (20%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and one was free.

Six ICU patients in total were being ventilated - all were COVID-19 patients.


In terms of general occupancy 6.80% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 88.17% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital had 2.07% capacity left in the system; 2.96% were ‘awaiting admission.’

There have been no further deaths.