Altnagelvin 3.80 per cent over capacity but no new COVID-19 admissions or deaths

There have been no new COVID-19 admissions to Altnagelvin but the hospital is operating at 3.80 per cent over capacity.

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 2:20 pm

At midnight on Monday 35 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; three (30%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and none were free.

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


In terms of general occupancy 7.59% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 85.76% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 3.80% over capacity: 6.65% were ‘awaiting admission.’

There have been no further deaths.