Altnagelvin no longer has any COVID-19 patients; SARS-CoV-19 occupancy now at 0%
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Information released by the Department of Health this afternoon shows that there have been no new admissions to Altnagelvin since May 25 - a week ago, and that COVID-19 bed occupancy is now at 0 per cent.
At midnight on Tuesday 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; eight of nine ICU beds (88.89%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and one was free (11.11%).
Seven ICU patients in total were being ventilated - all were non-COVID-19 patients.
In terms of general occupancy 0% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 90.14% were ‘other occupied’ and there was 2.90% capacity left in the hospital system; 6.96% 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.