Altnagelvin 1.22% over capacity; total COVID-19 occupancy at Derry hospital just 2.75%

Altnagelvin is operating at 1.22 per cent capacity although the total COVID-19 occupancy at the Derry hospital remains low at 2.75 per cent.

Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 2:15 pm
Updated Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 2:16 pm

At midnight on Monday 20 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

Just two of 10 (20%) ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat COVID-19 patients; six (60%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and two (20%) were free.

Six ICU patients in total were being ventilated - two were COVID-19 patient and four were non-COVID-19 patients.


In terms of general occupancy 2.75% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 91.13% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 1.22% over capacity; 6.12 % were ‘awaiting admission.’

There have been no further deaths.