Altnagelvin 2.35% over capacity and COVID-19 occupancy at Derry hospital has risen to 2.05%

Altnagelvin is operating at 2.35 per cent over capacity while COVID-19 occupancy has risen to 2.05 per cent.

Tuesday, 6th July 2021, 3:03 pm

At midnight on Monday ten 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; nine of nine ICU beds (100%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and no beds were free.

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

Altnagelvin Hospital

In terms of general occupancy 2.05% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 88.86% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 2.35 per cent over capacity; 9.09% were ‘awaiting admission.’

There have been no more deaths of patients with COVID-19 in Derry/Strabane: 136 people have died with COVID-19 in Derry/Strabane since the pandemic began.