Four admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19

Four people were admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 over the weekend, according to the latest data from the Department of Health.

Their age ranges were as follows: 40-49 (one patient), 50-59 (two patients) and over 80 (one patient).

Figures show 42 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals at midnight on Sunday.

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There were no ICU beds at Altnagelvin occupied by patients with COVID-19; five (50%) of ten ICU beds were occupied by non-COVID-19 patients; and five (50%) were free.

Altnagelvin Hospital

Two patients were being ventilated - both were non-COVID-19 patients.

In terms of general occupancy 10.06% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 83.52% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 4.75% over capacity; 6.42% were ‘awaiting admission.’