Altnagelvin has 1.22% capacity to spare while total COVID-19 occupancy at Derry hospital is 4.59%

Altnagelvin has 1.22 per cent capacity left in the system while the total COVID-19 occupancy at the Derry hospital has risen to 4.59 per cent.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 3:32 pm
Updated Monday, 26th April 2021, 3:40 pm

Four people were admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 over the weekend.

Three people aged between 20 and 39 were among the admissions - a man on Friday and two women in that age group on Saturday.

A man in his 50s was also admitted on Friday.

Altnagelvin

At midnight on Sunday 23 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

Three of 10 (30%) ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat COVID-19 patients; five (50%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and two (20%) were free.

Five ICU patients in total were being ventilated - one was a COVID-19 patient and four were non-COVID-19 patients.

In terms of general occupancy 4.59% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 86.85% were ‘other occupied’ and there was 1.22% capacity left in the system; 7.34 % were ‘awaiting admission.’

There have been no further deaths.