Four COVID-19 admissions; Altnagelvin 5.72% over capacity

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

Monday, 4th October 2021, 3:05 pm
Updated Monday, 4th October 2021, 3:08 pm

Their age ranges were as follows: 50-59 (one patient), 60-69 (one patient), 70-79 (one patient) and over 80 (one patient).

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

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Altnagelvin Hospital

Two (20%) out of 10 ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat a COVID-19 patient; four ICU bed (40%) were occupied by patients with other conditions; and four (40%) beds were free.

Two ICU patients in total were being ventilated - one was a COVID-19 patient.

In terms of general occupancy 12.35% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 81.33% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 5.72% over capacity; 6.33% were ‘awaiting admission.’