COVID-19 occupancy at Altnagelvin in Derry at 13.90%

Three more people were admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 yesterday, according to the latest data from the Department of Health.

Wednesday, 4th August 2021, 3:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th August 2021, 3:11 pm

A woman in her 40s and two men - one in his 50s and one aged over 80 - were admitted to the Derry hospital on Tuesday.

At midnight on Tuesday 51 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

Altnagelvin Hospital

Seven (77.78%) out of nine ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat a COVID-19 patient; two ICU beds (22.22%) were occupied by patient with other conditions. No beds were free.

Six ICU patients in total were being ventilated - five were COVID-19 patients.

In terms of general occupancy 13.90% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 79.76% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital had 2.11% capacity left in the system; 4.23% were ‘awaiting admission.’