Altnagelvin has 13.60% capacity left in system - double the total COVID-19 occupancy at the Derry hospital

Altnagelvin now has 13.60 per cent capacity left in the hospital system - double the total COVID-19 occupancy at the hospital.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 2:48 pm
Updated Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 2:50 pm

At midnight on Tuesday 24 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

Four of 10 (40%) ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat COVID-19 patients; five (50%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and one (10%) was free.

Seven ICU patients in total were being ventilated - four were COVID-19 patients and three were non-COVID-19 patients.

Altnagelvin

In terms of general occupancy 6.65% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 79.46% were ‘other occupied’ and there was 13.60 capacity left in the hospital system; 0.30% were ‘awaiting admission.’

There have been no further deaths.