Altnagelvin has 4.37% capacity left in system - 15 times the total COVID-19 occupancy at Derry hospital

Altnagelvin now has 4.37 per cent capacity left in the hospital system - 15 times the total COVID-19 occupancy at the Derry hospital.

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

No ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat a COVID-19 patient; five of nine ICU beds (55.56%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and four (44.44%) were free.

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

Altnagelvin Hospital

In terms of general occupancy just 0.29% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 91.55% were ‘other occupied’ and there was 4.37% capacity left in the hospital system; 3.79% were ‘awaiting admission.’

There have been no further deaths of patients with COVID-19 in Derry/Strabane. The last death here occurred on April 21. The Department of Health figures show 136 people have died with COVID-19 in Derry/Strabane since the pandemic began.